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October 23, 2011
Best Word Ever (for this week)
One of the joys of reading (aside, you know, from the joy of reading) is the discovery of new words. ...
CRITICAL LINKING: The Week’s Most Viewed Stories, October 14-20, 2011
Here were the stories featured in CRITICAL LINKING that you found the most interesting: __________________________ “The point is that my ...
October 22, 2011
The Week’s Most Popular Posts: October 14-20, 2011
Here are our post popular posts from the week that was: __________________________ A Spotify Playlist of Songs Based on Books ...
CRITICAL LINKING: October 22, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “He halted the action to include a parody of ...
October 21, 2011
Confessions of a Poetry Bully
Of all the literary forms, poetry is the most picked upon. It is the small wheezy kid selected last in ...
A Real “Book” Workout
While I’m a fan of loud, pumping music to get me through a class and a good juicy tabloid to ...
Friday Forum: What Do You Want From a Literary Award?
In Friday Forum, we take an issue or idea that’s being discussed around the bookish web and open it up ...
Read More Canadian Literature!: Genre Edition
Marge: It took the children forty minutes to find Canada on the map! Homer: Oh, Marge. Anyone could miss Canada. ...
CRITICAL LINKING: October 21, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “…I think it calls for some rage.” More reasonable ...
October 20, 2011
Our Reading Lives
Our Reading Lives: THE WHEEL OF TIME by Robert Jordan
Our Reading Lives features stories about the books that have shaped who we are and how we live. It is ...
Are You Afraid of ‘Monsters in America’?
Whether you’re over the whole zombie thing or getting ready to read the next big literary zombie novel, it’s difficult ...
Top Five AWOL Novelists: Was It Something I Said?
You know what would be kind of awesome? If cream-‘o’-the-crop novelists like Jonathan Franzen, Haruki Murakami and Jeffrey Eugenides published ...
The 7 Things Readers Want from Publishing
Anyone who is interested in the state and fate of publishing has by now heard all the theories. Print is ...
CRITICAL LINKING: October 20, 2011
Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee. __________________________ “In the end, what’s any good reader really hoping ...