Thursday, August 02, 2007

 

Talking with
Christian Bök

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Charles Simic
is the new
poet laureate
of the
United States

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Digital lit
from a non-avant
perspective

§

13 ways
of looking at
an electronic blackbird

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Interviewing
Douglas Brinkley
about
Jack Kerouac

Brinkley’s edition of
Kerouac’s road novels
leaves out
Visions of Cody
&
This Railroad Earth

Unrolling the scroll
(& check out the other
YouTube
selections of Kerouac,
especially this)

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Over 1,000 pages
by or about
John Tranter:
here,
here
& here

§

Talking with Dodie Bellamy
about inhabiting
Kathy Acker

§

A profile of
Victor Segalen

§

Bookslut
reviews
The City Visible

§

Poetry vs. Parnassus
(may require subscription)

§

Black sci-fi

§

The New Writings Ventures
shortlists
includes a performance poet
from
Bangladesh

§

Recording of an interview
with Martín Espada

§

Russell Baker
on the end of
newspapers

§

Newsroom
of the future?

§

The latest
save the newspaper
book review

piece

§

Sven Birkerts
on why blogging
won’t save
literary culture

§

A new model
for a university press

Plus more
on the Ithaka Report
on university publishing
for a digital age

§

Administrative shenanigans
put New College
at risk

§

A book series
focused on
Native American poets

§

Athol Fugard
in exile

§

Vernon Reid
on
Sekou Sundiata

§

The memoirs of
Wole Soyinka

§

Remembering
Abdullah Hamud Humran

§

Trakl’s
Song of Kaspar Hauser

& Scott Horton on
translating Trakl

§

JK Rowling:
what’s next

§

Harry Potter
& the rest of the book business

§

Can laser printers
cause cancer?

§

“The Great Curmudgeon

§

The “world’s worst poet

§

The “lost poems”
of Joe DiMaggio

§

Phillip Lopate:
Adapting fiction to film

§

Andreas Huyssen
on the secret of
Günter Grass

§

Robert Pinsky
on
Wislawa Szymborska

§

Used books
are a
buyer’s market

§

The NEA
gets a new
literature director

§

There’s no quietude
like Irish Quietude
unless it’s
Scotch

§

As distinct from the
”Raunchy, provocative poetry
forged amid the
sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll era”
of
New Zealand’s boomer poets

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Poets & Writers
calendar of grant deadlines

§

At Antioch,
the president resigns
& calls for an independent board

§

The First Word

§

The role of culture
in American history

§

Priming the unconscious

§

Literacy & life expectancy

§

Join the fight
to save the Barnes

§

Guggie director Lisa Dennison
going to the dark side

§

Schjeldahl’s Courbet

§

More on the suicides
of Theresa Duncan
& Jeremy Blake

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