Critical Linking: July 11, 2015

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community for their favourite bookstores in Canada. Here are the wonderful results. 

Road trip through Canada to visit all of these bookstores?


A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.

Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.

Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.

Sometimes you’ll get a gem and sometimes, you’ll be sorry you asked…for life advice from Franz Kafka, that is.


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It’s more than a century since the world’s most famous literary detective made his appearance, but our appetite for his startling deductions is undiminished. Adam Frost and Jim Kynvin go back to the stories in search of data to explain his enduring appeal.

A hugely impressive collection of charts and graphs about the classic Sherlock Holmes mysteries.

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