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thebyliner: Our new Byliner Original is from Ann Patchett, the award-winning author of Bel Canto and State of Wonder. For Byliner, Ann has written The Getaway Car, a practical memoir about the agony, ecstasy, and occasional lunacy of the writing life. It’s a tricks-of-the-trade tell-all that will…
Graham Leggat on life
barryjenkins: “Hahaha. Jesus, there are lots of little funny things,” he wrote recently. “I can’t even remember half of them. That’s what happens to a life, though, isn’t it? The little ornate things drizzle away, like cakes in rain, while the big blocky stuff is left to stand in for a lifetime of minutiae. Sad and beautiful.”
How often do you get to read a manuscript review? lareviewofbooks: DAVID SHIELDS Two pieces, one a discussion of a novel published today by BEN LERNER and the other a review of a memoir by FRED MOODY still in manuscript (yes, that’s right). Don’t Blink © Terry Strickland PROLOGUE Ben Lerner Leaving the Atocha Station Coffee House Press, August 2011. 186 pp. All criticism...
The happiest sounds on the planet. doublefuckedbytwoblackstuds: I like sounds. Power Fuck
lareviewofbooks: Literary Landscape © Stanford Kay KIPLING’S MAGICAL REALISM The first installment of RICHARD RAYNER’s monthly column. Rudyard Kipling Plain Tales from the Hills Penguin, July 2011. 336 pp. The Man Who Would Be King Penguin, July 2011. 608pp. “Kipling’s case is curious. For glory, but also as an insult, Kipling has been equated with the British Empire,” wrote...
All the books we own, both read and unread, are the fullest expression of self...– Nick Hornby (via absynthe-words)
Adele and Rhianna. Wow.
"I Can't Feel My Face"
I don’t really have anything to write about this morning, aside from the joy I’ve experienced coming upon “Novacane,” by Frank Ocean. OMG, how did I miss this? In terms of work, this year has been the busiest since 2007. Things are coming around. Next week the Tony Bennett Sharp piece will be online. I got print and film work in the chamber. And it seems my representation...
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