Can we guess how old you are based on the books you have read?: Today in Critical Linking

Using the answers given by different age groups, we’ve put together a quiz to see whether we can guess your age according to how many of the following books you have read.

I will say this for this quiz purporting to guess your age by which books you’ve read: it got me right (though the range it gave was 14 years…)


The Internet retailer plans to open more brick-and-mortar bookstores following the unveiling last year of one such location here in its hometown, according to a person briefed on the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss confidential plans.

There is an awful lot of smoke around Amazon opening more physical bookstores.


For the past seven years, I’ve had the tremendous honor of filming dozens of hours with Ms. Le Guin, now 86. My exceptional team includes post-production supervisor Camille Servan-Schreiber (The Rape of Europa), cinematographer Andrew Black (Fahrenheit 911, Weather Underground), and consulting producer Jason Cohn, co-director of the Peabody Award-winning American Masters film EAMES: The Architect and the Painter.

Seems to me like a Kickstarter project worth backing.


I’m going to give out 30 copies of my book.  If you need one I’m going to tell you how to do it.  And every time I do this sort of thing others want to get involved and help so if you want to give books to someone in need you can click on the wish lists in the comments section and send hope and stories and escape to lovely strangers.

Jenny Lawson doing things really only Jenny Lawson can do.

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