Saturday, December 17, 2011


Portrait of a Bookstore as an Old Man

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Friday, December 16, 2011


George Whitman, right, with Sylvia Beach Whitman & American tourist
at Shakespeare & Co. Books, Paris

George Whitman

1913 2011



Russell Hoban

1925 2011


Thursday, December 15, 2011


Talking with Rachel Blau DuPlessis
@ Ryerson University, Toronto
(Margaret Christakos is the interlocutor)


17 pieces for (& by)
Rachel Blau DuPlessis
(being the documenta of
the DuPlessis fest @ Temple
this past October)

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011


Happy Birthday,
Rachel Blau DuPlessis

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011


Phil Hall’s Killdeer
wins the Governor General’s Award

Alan Davies:
I think I understand Emma Bee Bernstein

Rita Dove responds to Helen Vendler

Dove smacks down Vendler

James Fenton
sides with Vendler

Jeremy Bass on Dove’s anthology

Talking with Rita Dove

Lucas Klein:
the problem of anthologies

The gate keeper:
Dwight Macdonald

Reading The Alphabet:
Brian Ang’s guided tour
through the 2009 “launch”
of the book,
with introductions by
Jessica Lowenthal, Rachel Blau DuPlessis,
Charles Bernstein & Bob Perelman

Remembering Ted Enslin

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Monday, December 12, 2011


The Grand Piano at Berkeley
with (left to right)
Steve Benson, Carla Harryman,
Kit Robinson, Rae Armantrout,
Barrett Watten, Tom Mandel,
Lyn Hejinian & Ted Pearson
(intro by Jasper Bernes)

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Sunday, December 11, 2011


With thanks to El tigre de Cibèria

Happy 80th birthday,
Jerome Rothenberg!

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