Ten books about nothing. * Anne Carson‘s “Short Talk on the Withness of the Body“. Video here. * An interview with Chris Petit. * On Douglas Glover‘s Savage Love. * John Banville on Kafka. * Franz Kafka — the animated film. * Adam Thirlwell on Danilo Kis. * Philip Chevron R.I.P. More here. * Nothing is in here. * Cioran‘s heights of despair. * Philip Henscher on Paul Klee. * Art under attack. * The Museum of Forgotten Art Supplies. * Art as therapy. * A literary map of San Francisco. * A movie guide to San Francisco. * Joshua Cohen‘s summer journal project. * Joshua Cohen: video. * Susan Sontag on W. G. Sebald. * An interview with Bob Stanley. * On Gombrowicz‘s Ferdydurke. * A portrait of Lucian Freud. * The letters of Paul Cézanne. * The surviving 36 minutes of Quentin Tarantino’s first film, 1987. * Man Ray‘s home movies. * Marguerite Duras‘s Les mains négatives. * René Clair‘s Paris qui dort, 1925. * Vintage Parisiana from Paul Almasy. * Simon Leys, “Literary Criticism: How and Why?” (video, via David Winters). * Kevin Thomas on John the Posthumous. * Jonathan Gibbs on Rachel Kushner‘s The Flamethrowers, and more. * A short story by Joanna Walsh. * Donna Tartt. * On Allen Jones. * A journey through London subculture. * The school of pop. * On Northern soul. * A short review of Travis Jeppesen‘s The Suiciders. * Georges Perec on arranging one’s books. * Will Self reads Borges‘s “On Exactitude in Science“. * Will Self on Routemasters and unnecessary psyches, as well as Mark Kermode‘s Hatchet Job. * David Byrne on the internet and New York City. * Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1982. * Aleksandar Hemon on Proust. * The Kraus Project reviewed. * The Daily Mail‘s take on great literature. * Fabrizio Moretti (The Strokes)’s art installation. * A visual history of indie fashion. * Philip Hensher: refusing to write for free. [Pic.]
First posted: Sunday, October 13th, 2013.