Thursday, January 04, 2007

 

Tillie Olsen,
an icon of short fiction
who published her first book
at the age of 50,
has died

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Alice Munro
says she’s done

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Al Young’s New Year’s resolutions

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The complete recordings of
William Carlos Williams
are now online

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Profiling Nate Mackey

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Nate Mackey talking with Tavis Smiley
(also: Cornell West & Buddy Guy)

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Waldrop’s Baudelaire

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A new CD
of work by
Anne Tardos & Jackson Mac Low

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It’s the end of the world
as we know it

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No, it’s really
the end of the world
as we know it

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And this
certainly must be
the end of the world
as we know it!

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Understanding hypertext cognition

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Save bad poetry!
(Neil Astley’s call
to preserve
his type of quietude)

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Auster’s Beckett
(not austere enough)

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Reading the faux avant

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The “cliché childhood from hell” of
S.A. Griffin.

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Jonathan Mayhew follows through
with more than five things
you don’t know about him

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So does K. Silem Mohammad,
who goes on
to tag five additional bloggers
(some of whom
have already tagged others)

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This week’s
death-of-a-bookstore-tale
blames TV

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But it’s not the only
bookstore
that’s closing

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The OED wants you

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Libraries dump books

This was how
I bought
Stanzas in Meditation
for less than a buck

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Playing games with pricing
at Amazon

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Academic bloggers
at the MLA

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Britain’s bookmakers
are betting on
Voldemort
to kill Harry

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How the web
is transforming
newspapers

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Same story,
different paper

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The oral poetics
of Richard Powers

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Confessional opera

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English language poetry
in Bahrain

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John Heath-Stubbs dies

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The man I once heard
Nelson Mandela
credit
with saving his life
is the new mayor
of
Oakland

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