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November 30, 2011
CRITICAL LINKING: November 30, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “It wouldn’t have hurt Zelda to be a little ...
November 29, 2011
Our Reading Lives
What’s Your Reading Profile?
It’s that time when folks start to list, chart, graph, rank, and otherwise organize the books they’ve read this year. ...
Beat the Algorithm: READY PLAYER ONE Edition, The Winner Is…
A few weeks back, Jenn took on Amazon’s algorithm to recommend a book for Erin, whose last great read was Ready Player ...
A Dangerous Method? The Influence of Twitter on a Reader
Authors are some of the best Tweeters. Their ability to create something poignant and brief makes the 140-character limit a ...
Ten More Best Literary Characters of the Last 20 Years
Another list? Sure, why not! Last week, Jeff posted his 20 best literary characters of the last 20 years. It’s ...
Neil Gaiman, Audiobooks, and Minotaurs
There are few living writers whose opinions I respect as much as I do those of Neil Gaiman. When he ...
CRITICAL LINKING: November 29, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “The closer two writers are, the more likely someone ...
November 28, 2011
Name That Author!, Episode 4: The Answer
It’s time to reveal the identity of last week’s mystery author. But first, for those of you who might have ...
Why I never borrow books
My bookshelf is like a mountain top cairn. For those non-climbers amongst you, a cairn is a collection of rocks ...
It’s (Word) Award Season!
Well, as you can probably tell by the fact that your neighbors have had their Christmas lights up for nearly ...
The Nose Knows: A Perfumer Captures the Scent of a Library
To book lovers like us, the smell of leather-bound tomes or fresh paperbacks can be utterly seductive. Ever wish you ...
What’s Your Favorite Literary City?
As I get ready to head off to Paris this week, I can’t help but wish that Midnight in Paris ...
CRITICAL LINKING: November 28, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. “The store, at Partner’s and Spade in SoHo, is ...
November 27, 2011
Sunday Diversion: Classic Novel Jumble
First it was a crossword, then character anagrams, and now it’s time for this week’s Sunday Diversion: a classic novel ...
CRITICAL LINKING: Most Read Links, November 18-25, 2011
Here are the most read stories from the last week in Critical Linking…. __________________________ “And I also solved a mini-mystery ...