“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 pens and telegram operators (video). * Brian Dillon on fountain pens. * Brian Dillon on David Bowie (extract). * “The Gun Room” by Jason Schwartz. * Notes on Satango. * Witold Gombrowicz on French TV, 1969. * Jacqueline Valencia on retyping Joyce‘s Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. * Listen to a 35-hour reading of Finnegans Wake. * Le bateau ivre, 1977. * An interview with John Lydon. * Something Andrew Stevens once said. * Jim Jarmusch‘s Only Lovers Left Alive trailer. * The origial Clash line-up. * Fans queuing up to see The Clash at the Rainbow, 1977. * Laurie Anderson‘s tribute to her husband, Lou Reed. * Nicholas Rombes not writing about Lou Reed. * Lou Reed and Paul Auster in conversation. * Geoff Dyer on Albert Camus. * Walter Benjamin: culture and revolution. * On Primo Levi. * J. M. Coetzee: universities face extinction. * Paul de Man‘s Messenger Lectures, 1983. * Neglected books. * The Anti-Canon series. * A Q & A with Brian Eno. * A Q & A with Joshua Glenn. * On the extraordinary Berberian Sound Studio. * W. G. Sebald and writing. * Grant Gee‘s Patience (After Sebald). * Jan Svankmajer‘s Faust. * Knausgaard: “These thoughts were too big for me”. * Mary Ruefle. * Leonora Carrington‘s “The Beloved“. * Laure Prouvost wins the Turner. * French primitivism. * Punks, 1977. * The novels of James Purdy. * Beyond Bet Lynch. * Siouxsie diving into a swimming pool. * On Malaparte‘s The Skin. * Television rehearsing (with Richard Hell). * Richard Hell in Beautiful Savage magazine. * NaNoWriMo. More here. * Burn your novel. * Cosey Fanni Tutti interviewed. * George Saunders on the art of the sentence. * Harry Mattews‘s Paris Review interview. * Donald Barthelme, “Not-Knowing“. * Susan Sontag. * Moz reviewed by Gwendoline Riley. * An “adult” film by Georges Méliès. * Is that ok, Mr Beckett? * New Wave artists ageing gracefully (?). * The Sid Vicious march, January 1980. More here. * Posing down the Roxy and Vortex. * Punk collage, Sounds, April 1977. * Stuart Snelson in The Bohemyth. * Lana Del Rey‘s Tropico.
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Pic: Viv Albertine and Liam Gillick in Joanna Hogg‘s forthcoming Exhibition.
First posted: Saturday, December 7th, 2013.