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Seven Degrees of Michiko Kakutani

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Everybody loves the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon Game, connecting celebrities to actor Kevin Bacon in six connections or fewer.

Cultural critic Mark Dery suggested a variation of the Bacon game that could be played with New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani.

Behold the Seven Degrees of Michiko Kakutani game! Pick any writer and connect them to Kakutani in seven book reviews or fewer. We’ll start with erotica author E L James…

1. Michiko Kakutani reviewed The New Republic by Lionel Shriver

2. Lisa Schwarzbaum reviewed The New Republic by Lionel Shriver.

3. Lisa Schwarzbaum reviewed Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James.

Can we turn this into a drinking game?