9 Year-Old Donates Allowance for Books for Prison: Today in Critical Linking

A 9-year-old boy has save his allowance all summer to start a book charity at the Montgomery County jail after his stepfather was in and out of jail. Tyler Fugett said he and his mom traveled to a dozen stores to purchase more than 100 books to donate.

I think we just found our Hero of the Week.


Mr. Gaiman’s forthcoming book “Norse Mythology,” which Norton will publish next February, is an almost novelistic retelling of famous myths about the gods of Asgard. The book will explore the nine Norse worlds, which are populated by elves, fire demons, the Vanir gods, humans, dwarves, giants and the dead.

And this is now our most anticipated new book of the week.


“I’m not going to promote this book,” the writer said. “How dare I promote it when its credibility is down the toilet?”

So, the question now is will Gay Talese give his advance back?

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has written a new short story for The New York Times Book Review

Not sure what is stranger: The NYTBR running fiction or that Adichie is writing fiction about the Trump family.


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