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August 25, 2009

Adaptation 0

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Check out the book trailer for Dan Chaon’s Await Your Reply.

August 25, 2009

Poetry! 0

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At the recently re-launched Poems Out Loud site, you can see Stanley Kunitz talk about Gerard Manley Hopkins, and hear contemporary poets like Kim Addonizio read their own work.

August 25, 2009

Fire Good…But Also Bad 0

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I’m loving these Time Travel posters from 826LA’s Echo Park Time Travel Mart.  (via).

August 24, 2009

The Literate Frontman 0

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Some of Jeff Tweedy‘s favorite writers: “I like Henry Miller a lot. I like William H. Gass a lot. Donald Barthelme, Robert Coover, Kurt Vonnegut. . . . I used to walk into bookstores when I was a kid and get the stuff that looked the craziest and the most free.” (In a Rolling Stone interview, […]

August 24, 2009

New York Magazine Previews the Fall 0

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In New York Magazine, critic Sam Anderson offers a list of this fall’s Most Anticipated Books. (We posted our own in July.)

August 24, 2009

Lessons for the Publishing Industry? 0

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Eric Harvey presents The Social History of the MP3 at Pitchfork:  “So omnipresent have these discussions become, in fact, that it’s possible the past 10 years could become the first decade of pop music to be remembered by history for its musical technology rather than the actual music itself.”

August 24, 2009

Apathy at Fawlt 0

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Fawlt is feeling apathetic, but not about their new issue, with fiction by Brian Evenson & John Sellekaers and Nic Kellman.

August 24, 2009

Art & Illness 0

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At the Guardian, Brian Dillon writes about great creative minds who had fertile imaginations for the maladies that befell them.

August 24, 2009

WTF Amazon?! 0

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Need a good way to start your Monday? Try browsing a repository of the craziest, most confusing things Amazon has on offer.

August 23, 2009

Tarantino on Writing 1

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Say what you want about Quentin Tarantino; the man thinks like a writer. You can hear him doing so out loud on the current episode of KCRW’s The Treatment, with Elvis Mitchell.