Lit Links | 1.2017

An end-of-the-month round-up of links that lead to interesting things happening in the world of literature and pop culture.

  • “25 of the Most Exciting Book Releases for 2017” |
    via Vulture

  • “As the episode progresses, each character gets a chance to wink broadly at the camera. Then the Doyle stories are stuck back into the blender, and the plot hurries on.” |
    Not My Sherlock: A Sherlock Holmes Expert On “The Six Thatchers” and the Perils of Reinvention,” via Literary Hub – SPOILERS for the first episode of the new season of BBC’s Sherlock contained within.

  • “There’s no precise formula for an iconic opening sentence—but for a new project called Literary Constellations, data artist Nick Rougeux used unusual-looking diagrams to visualize what some of them look like.” |
    Beautiful Literary Star Charts Map Famous First Sentences,” via Wired