It's Friday! I keep forgetting that because it feels like, I don't know, Sunday. But it's time for happy Friday links!
The Times has posted its 100 Notable Books of 2017, and I've read... four so far, which is actually better than I often do.
This Jessica Chastain profile is delightfully feminist. (And has an amazing feminist quote from Aaron Sorkin!)
An Unabashed Appreciation of Smitten Kitchen, the Ur-Food Blog
What makes Murder on the Orient Express’s iconic ending work so well
One of my favorites: Escape the News with the British Podcast “In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg”
5 YA Books For When You Can’t Get Enough Hallmark Christmas Movies
I'm not sure I've tried this but this made me want to: Starbucks Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate Is the Reason for the Season
YES PLEASE: This Sprawling Bookstore in a Former Church Will Have You Planning a Trip to Scotland
Hottest Heads of State made dioramas for their history candles and it's amazing.
Aww, Josh Malina.