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the wellness syndrome: london launch published 08/01/2015
In Praise of Translation: London Event published 06/01/2015
Asymptote journal hosts a London event to celebrate four years of international literature and translation. Granta Best Young British Novelist Adam Thirlwell, acclaimed translators Daniel Hahn and Deborah Smith, and founder and publisher of And Other Stories Stefan Tobler will come together to discuss international translation and the contemporary global literary scene.
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. * […]
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.
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 […]
#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
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.
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 […]