Critical Linking for October 1st, 2015

I feared the day with no print books would come, but never really believed it. Despite all the comparisons to VHS, records and CDs, I knew readers didn’t feel the same way about their books.

Here are just 11 simple reasons the print doomsayers have been wrong all along.

These 11 reasons that print doomsayers are wrong shows just how much the narrative around ebooks has changed over the last year or so.


Here’s the complete infographic, which explains the relative sizes and strengths of the three different classes of ships in Leckie’s universe.

Get a sense of the scale of the ships in the the Ancillary Justice universe.


The 5 Under 35 program, now in its tenth year, honors five young fiction writers selected by past National Book Award Winners and Finalists, or previous 5 Under 35 Honorees. Since 2006, the program has introduced the next generation of writers, including Téa Obreht, Karen Russell, and Justin Torres. Supported by a generous donation from Amazon Literary Partnerships, the Foundation offers the 5 Under 35 authors a cash award of $1,000 each.

Good list.

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