Disjecta: This week's links

Penguin Classic (RED) edition of Dostoyevsky's Notes from Underground

This week, Vintage claim the rights to a fourth novel in the Gormenghast series, Titus Awakes. 3:AM Magazine reports that Iain Sinclair will be talking at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London (the city of disappearances). Lee Rourke announces publication of his debut novel, The Canal. And Mark Lawson reviews the status of the Great American Novelist for The Guardian. As if that wasn't enough, Bob Dylan is set to release a children's book; comedian Stewart Lee to publish a memoir; and Beckett's Waiting for Godot breaks box office records at the Haymarket Theatre in London.


J. D. Salinger: Widow thanks neighbours for maintaining privacy
Iain Sinclair: Upcoming talk at the ICA
Shane Jones: Lee Rourke shares his thoughts on Jones' work
Mervyn Peake: Vintage buys rights to Gormenghast sequel, Titus Awakes
Lee Rourke: Lee Rourke's new novel, The Canal
Franz Kafka: This month's featured artist on A Piece of Monologue
Bob Dylan: New children's book, Man Gave Names to All the Animals
Irish Writers' Centre: IWC has been refused arts funding
Masters of American Literature: Lawson on Salinger, Roth, Morrison, and others.
Paul Celan: On Under the Dome: Walks with Paul Celan
European Literature in Translation: Discussion with Aleksandar Hemon and Anthea Bell
On Defacing Books
Penguin Classics (RED): New editions published for AIDS relief charity

Philosophy & Critical Theory:

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Conference,' Rational Agency as Ethical Life'
David Shields: Stephen Mitchelmore reviews Reality Hunger
Gender and Difference: Academic Conference, May 2010


Jazz: Ask Sonny Rollins
Jazz: New interview with Dave Brubeck



Samuel Beckett: The success of London Haymarket's Waiting for Godot


Kieron Williamson: The boy who paints like an old master
Banksy: Anindya Raychaudhuri on Banksy and graffiti-art


Stewart Lee: New book, How I Escaped My Certain Death: The Lives and Deaths of a Stand-Up Comedian
Cookie Crumbs: This month's links from Critical Cookie

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