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The Blow-Up

By posted at 3:33 am on August 7, 2007 1

Following the lead of powerhouses Bookforum and The New York Review, the interdisciplinary magazine BOMB appears to be in the middle of a major project to make a lot of its content available free, online. This should be a boon to highbrow bibliophiles. For years, BOMB‘s author interviews have offered deep perspective on the state of the art, while its monthly publication schedule has indemnified it against the faddishness that characterizes so much cultural coverage. Visitors to the new version of www.bombsite.com can browse interviews with the likes of Peter Nadas and Roberto Bolano (archived from 2001)… as well as the current cover-story: a conversation with Kate Valk, my favorite actor in New York and “a national treasure.” Be sure also to peruse the BOMB’s excellent literary supplement, First Proof.

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One Response to “The Blow-Up”

  1. Daniel E. Pritchard
    at 1:27 pm on August 7, 2007

    Woo! I'm very excited to hear of the impending online-itude of BOOM. Uh, I mean BOMB. Whoops.

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