Friday, December 08, 2006

 

Thomas Pynchon
speaks out
on the question
of plagiarism

§

Norman Mailer
tries to head
such charges off
at the pass
with a bibliography

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A New York Times
editorial
on this very subject

§

The Getty has an idea:
why not try an
arts professional
to run the place

§

Do Brits
suffer for their art
needlessly?

§

Wind-powered
sculptures
that walk

§

Keeping jazz alive

§

500 jazz albums
you need to own
listed by
year of release

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The future of writing
beyond books

§

We-think
& just maybe
we do

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“Seeing as the rise
of the book
coincided with the rise of
humanism itself,
it is not idle
to worry
that abolishing the first
will mean
abandoning the second.”

A review of the Sony
ebook Reader
and the book as technology

§

A book contest
with serious money

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First
USA artist grants
are announced
(Meredith Monk,
the Kuchar brothers
& Ali Akbar Khan
among them)

§

The Aeneid
should have been burned
(Why Harvard grads
can’t read)

§

Grading the critics
in NYC

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Claudia Rankine
on Lyn Hejinian

§

Out of Character:
a video
vispo
from Geof Huth

§

Bernard Heidsieck
reading
in
Paris
(in French)

§

An article on
Rose Auslander

§

Bjork’s
Pagan Poetry
will leave you
in stitches

§

A unique poetry contest
aimed at Konkani
people
(advertised here
in English
in
Kuwait)

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Russell Jacoby
on
Hannah Arendt

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The limits of
cultural imperialism

§

The difficulty
of writing well
whilst being
super rich

§

Hal Meyerson
is the best political columnist
in
America
& this is the best piece
on the implications
of the November elections
I’ve read yet

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