Bookish tie-ins in Shondaland and other stories

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A couple of major publications took time over the weekend to write about some of RBR’s favourite things. Thanks guys!

Elise Taylor at Vanity Fair hypothesizes that How to Get Away With Murder is inspired by Donna Tartt’s classic novel The Secret History. We’re obsessed with the Viola Davis-driven show, have long been smitten with Tartt’s novel, and love nothing more than a pop culture-literary fiction tie-in. Remember when we proved that Murakami’s latest novel was a Gossip Girl fanfic?

Meanwhile, at New York Magazine, we take a close look at New York’s the Strand bookstore and learn how they’ve managed to stay afloat in the age of Amazon.

Lots of great bookish reading makes for easier Monday mornings.