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Book of Jobs published 22/11/2014

Sometime Spacemen 3 and Spiritualized bass-picker Will Carruthers has got in touch to plug his new (individually hand-made) book of autobiographical short stories, A Book of Jobs. Expect behind the scenes tales of past acts (including the Brian Jonestown Massacre) as well as some more quotidian and not-so-quotidian encounters from the Berlin via Rugby “juggling [...]

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Alexander Baron Night published 18/11/2014

24th November, 7.30 pm Wheatsheaf Pub, Rathbone Place, North Soho, W1 Admission £4 Sean Longden & John Williams with readings by Callum Coates Alexander Baron was a commanding author of post-war London, renowned above all for The Lowlife, and also one of the most compelling novelists of the infantry man’s experience of the Second World [...]

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Novel of the Year? published

  Kafka directed by David Lynch doesn’t even come close. It is the most hauntingly original book I’ve read in a very long time. Nicholas Rombes‘ The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing is a strong contender for novel of the year.        

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Kakania published 14/11/2014

Thanks to the Austrian Cultural Forum, Steven J. Fowler is delighted to announce a new project that celebrates the culture of Habsburg Vienna a century ago, with commissions of contemporary artists from 21st century London. Kakania — over four events, each in different venues, 4 original publications and an array of contemporary artists working in [...]

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Hot on the Heels of Lunch published 03/11/2014

Following on from Lydia Lunch‘s recent reading in the series at the University of Chicago Center in Paris, on November 25 Jack Sargeant will talk about William Burroughs in the World Beyond Literature and screen Andre Perkowski’s Nova Express. Based on William S. Burroughs’ quasi-science fiction cut-up novel of the same name, the film is [...]

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Lars Iyer and David Winters in conversation: Heffers Bookshop, Cambridge, 30th October published 23/10/2014

If you’re in (or near!) Cambridge on 30th October, do come along to Heffers Bookshop and see Lars Iyer discuss his new novel, Wittgenstein Jr., with 3:AM’s co-editor in chief, David Winters. Tickets for the event can be bought here. More info from Heffers: Lars Iyer, in conversation with literary critic David Winters, will discuss Lars’ [...]

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The Cenotaph Project published

This panel revisits Stuart Brisley and Maya Balcioglu’s Cenotaph Project (1987-91). The British painter, sculptor and performance artist Stuart Brisley is widely regarded as a key figure in British art. Along with his frequent collaborator, Maya Balcioglu, he has unflinchingly probed the political, cultural and social mores of his time in a career now spanning [...]

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The Missing Links published 20/10/2014

Knausgaard on Peter Handke. * Remembering Christine Brooke-Rose. * Lars Iyer in The Quietus: “A kitschified realism mirrors the old stabilities, an older world, now disappearing. A kitschified modernism mirrors the old instabilities, the cracks in the old bowl of culture. But the bowl has shattered… So what does that mean for our arts? What [...]

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Save the Horse Hospital! published 13/10/2014

On 19 October, Joanna Walsh, 3:AM‘s Fiction Editor, will be reading and talking about short stories with Chris Power. This event is a benefit in support of the Horse Hospital, which is sadly threatened with closure. Some of you may remember 3:AM‘s first live event, which took place there back on 26 July 2003. All [...]

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