:: Buzzwords Archive: April 2012. Click here for the latest posts.
From the archives
Death of A Ladies' Man by Christiana Spens
Grey Cats by Adam Biles
Body Parts by Dylan Trigg
Par Avion Vol.1
On Snakes & Other Stories by Yrsa Daley-Ward
Varroa Destructor by Lee Rourke
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- » The Missing Links
“Negative Emotions” and “The Seals” (extract) by Lydia Davis. * “Preface” by Darran Anderson. * Three early poems by Albert Cossery. * László Krasznahorkai‘s Seiobo There Below reviewed. * Kenneth Goldsmith on the artful accidents of Google Books. * The great dramas of 20th century publishing revealed in the marks left behind by typewriters, fountain [...]
- » 3:AM Night: ‘The problem of London’
To coincide with the release of Leytonstone Film Club co-founder John Rogers‘ This Other London, there’s a screening of Patrick Keiller‘s London in Leytonstone Library tomorrow night, from 7.45pm (details). A 3:AM review of Keiller’s collection of essays, The View from the Train: Cities and Other Landscapes, is forthcoming. You can also hear him on [...]
- » The Missing Links
Saul Leiter, in memoriam (see picture). * Teju Cole on the late Saul Leiter. * A bibliography of boredom. * Borges as professor. * A library of the mind. * Nicholas Roeg in conversation. * Cézanne: “The artist must avoid thinking like a writer”. So should the writer. * Tom McCarthy on the quasi-religious fethishism [...]
- » Fucking Delighted
Eimear McBride‘s A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing has won the first Goldsmiths Prize. The £10,000 prize is given to “recognise published fiction that opens up new possibilities for the novel form”. Galley Beggar co-director Sam Jordison told 3:AM: “We’re honoured and delighted to have published a book that has done this well. Fucking honoured, [...]
- » Enemies
Penned in the Margins have just brought out a new book by SJ Fowler, 3:AM‘s extraordinary poetry editor. Iain Sinclair lui-même describes Enemies as an “overwhelming assault. The geography is unnerving, almost familiar, then stinging in its estrangement. Intensity crackles. Tension teases. At what point does collision become collaboration? When do the bandages come off?” [...]