Saturday, March 9, 2013

Literary Links: March 9th Edition

The next best thing to reading an actual book.

Suit Says Sherlock Belongs to the Ages: A modern controversy over Sherlock Holmes. An update on the Doyle estate law suit.

Alarm over secondary school reading habits: Does it really matter what books high school students are reading, as long as they're reading? According to this study, yes, it does!

"Men's Fiction" vs. "Mommy Porn": As the popularity of books like Fifty Shades of Grey grows, a new genre is born. I smell hypocrisy and sexism...

The 11 Most Surprising Banned BooksI can almost understand about the dictionary, but Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Seriously???

The 15 Most Overrated Contemporary American Writers: Do you agree? Why or why not?

1 comment:

RDOwens said...

The battle over Sherlock Holmes is interesting. I suspect after the lawyers do their work, readers will end up paying.

My wife's classroom's mascot is Brown Bear, Brown Bear. Ha!

"The Witches" sits on my desk waiting for me to begin it later this week. I'm a heretic!

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