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The Missing Links published 16/12/2014

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. * [...]

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top-reads-of-2014 curated by 3:AM’s K. Thomas Kahn published 15/12/2014

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.

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Why we Quit: Tariq Goddard on Leaving Zero Books published 05/12/2014

“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 [...]

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#Readwomen2014 published 02/12/2014

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

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Push published

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Novel of the Year? published 18/11/2014

  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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