Crazy in love. * Elena Ferrante: “I didn’t choose anonymity; I chose absence”. * An interview with Laure Prouvost. * Tom McCarthy on reality, realism, and the real. * Tom McCarthy on Gravity’s Rainbow. * Simon Critchley: suicide — a defence. * Erasing Duchamp. * An interview with Cioran. * Paul Muldoon on Beckett. * [...]
3:AM contributing and reviews editor K. Thomas Kahn has asked fellow writers, critics, editors, and translators to choose the best books they read in 2014. This series kicked off today with Kahn’s own choices, and will continue—on his Tumblr and his Twitter feeds—likely through the end of next week.
“Zero books was one of the happiest surprises of my life. It was begun as a gesture with no hope of success, and would have been nothing without the support of John Hunt and a core of singularly talented writers that mainstream publishing had contrived to ignore. The qualified influence Zero has had on cultural [...]
3:AM Fiction Editor Joanna Walsh — who curated the #Readwomen2014 project — will be joined on Monday by Deborah Levy, Zoe Pilger, Juliet Jacques, and Rachel Genn to celebrate “a year of reading writing by women”. WATERSTONES HAMPSTEAD Monday, 8 December 2014, 7:00PM Tickets £3/£5