Critical Linking: December 19th, 2014

 

Quiz: Commonly Misspelled Words

I got 19/20 on this quiz. (The time element makes it fun). You?

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“It was the most warped author interview on television,” says Jonathan Karp, the publisher of Simon & Schuster’s flagship imprint. “The more stupid the question was, the more intelligent the conversation became.

I do hope that Colbert keeps up his habit of bringing authors on his show, as now he will have an even bigger audience.

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Which books took off and which failed to sell? Publishers choose their books of the year, and the ones that slipped through the net.

I like these lists of books publishers thought might do better than they did. Usually a few gems to be found.

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YouTube show Super-Fan Builds created a Hobbit-hole litter box and Tower of Sauron scratching post for a diehard Lord of the Rings fan and his two cats, Frodo and Sam.

And you thought having a bunch of dwarves in your Hobbit-hole was bad.

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