Today’s Critical Linking is sponsored by Exit Strategy by Charlton Pettus, new from Hanover Square Press.
HBO Documentary Films has given the green light to a docuseries based on Michelle McNamara’s bestselling true-crime book I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer, and production is underway. Oscar nominee and Emmy winner Liz Garbus (HBO’s Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper; What Happened, Miss Simone?) is directing.
Harry Potter fans, THIS is something you need to see. Katie Knudson is a comic artist who draws beautiful, emotionally packed scenes that the Harry Potter movies left out or changed, and the final product will make you realize why the books are so damn amazing.
The Word Defiant is a series of installations throughout Blickling Estate, organised by the National Trust, revealing stories of books that have been banned, burned, redacted, drowned, neglected and superseded.
The inspiration for the installations comes from the 12,500 books in Blickling’s own library which is currently undergoing a five year conservation programme to ensure its survival after being plagued by damp and death watch beetle for some years.