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February 16, 2012

Critical Linking

Critical Linking: February 16th, 2012

  “After all, we’re reading everywhere, not just in books or magazines or newspapers, or on e-readers and tablets or ...

February 15, 2012

Science Fiction/Fantasy

Rediscovering Some ‘Amazing Stories’

Like many people, I first discovered Ray Bradbury by reading Fahrenheit 451 in high school. Unlike many people, at least ...


The Ideal Bookshelf

via The Ideal Bookshelf New AWESOME book alert: An author (Thessaly La Force) and an artist (Jane Mount) are collaborating ...

Critical Linking

Critical Linking: February 15, 2012

  “I haven’t read a novel in years.” Philip Roth said something similar a few months ago. Cormac McCarthy says ...

February 14, 2012


Fun With Bad Sex (Writing)

Nothing is more giggle-inducing than either a horribly written sex scene in an otherwise serious piece of literature, or, alternatively, ...


Good Sex (Writing)

This is a guest post by Kayt Sukel. Kayt is a science and travel writer. Her first book, Dirty Minds: How Our ...


I Can Haz Book Lists?

Let me introduce you to one of my biggest reader quirks: my lists. I have a multi-spreadsheet document consisting of ...

Critical Linking

Critical Linking: February 14th, 2012

“Really, almost everything that’s been done since was done in Don Quixote and Tristram Shandy. So I find that very heartening, too. Just ...

February 13, 2012

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