I have an announcement: starting today, Well-Rounded Links will run on the first Saturday of every month instead of weekly. In the meantime, I’ll continue to post interesting links on the Modern Mrs Darcy facebook page.
The Trouble With Generation-Defining Trend Pieces from Slate confronts Kate Bolick’s piece All The Single Ladies that appeared in this month’s Atlantic. (Bolick’s piece was the topic of the most commented post on Modern Mrs Darcy last month, How Women Are Losing in the Marriage Market.)
Katie’s post on The Story Behind the Barcode is recommended reading before you head out to do your shopping this holiday season.
You’ll either love or hate this cynical (and kinda funny) look at the Disney princesses.
Thanks to Karianna for clueing me in to the BabyLit board book Pride and Prejudice. This would make a fun Christmas gift for the offspring of any Austen fan. (If you prefer Shakespeare, you could get BabyLit’s Romeo & Juliet instead.)
This excellent post from The Art of Manliness may be called 5 Easy Ways for the College Student to Upgrade His Style, but really, these are excellent tips for men of any age.
Jessica of Life as Mom just released a new ebook called Planning for a Simpler Season. I’ve been very happy with her ebooks in the past, and this Christmas planning ebook is free!
Have you heard of Daily Lit? It’s a service for people who spend lots of time reading email but can’t make the time to read books: DailyLit will send you a small section of your chosen book everyday by email: Anna Karenina comes in 423 daily installments, and it’s totally free.
Have a great weekend!