Disjecta: This week's links

Stanley Kubrick's favourite typeface, Futura

This week, UK leader of the Liberal Democrats pays tribute to Irish writer Samuel Beckett; a series of seminars are to be held at Oxford University discussing Beckett's life and work; Continuum Philosophy promote a new edition of poetry by none other than German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche; and a topical conference is to be held at the Freud Museum in London under the title 'Psychoanalysis, Money and the Economy'.


Samuel Beckett: Debts and Legacies 2010
Samuel Beckett Gesellschaft: German Samuel Beckett Society website
Samuel Beckett: From 1995, British publisher John Calder reflects on friendship with Beckett
Happy Birthday, Harper Lee
Joshua Ferris: Author discusses his new book, The Unnamed, on KCRW
The Calder Collection
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
Maud Newton: Among The Times' 50 Bloggers Who Really Count

Philosophy & Critical Theory:

Friedrich Nietzsche: Continuum Philosophy celebrates a new collection of Nietzsche's poetry
Sigmund Freud: Freud Museum in London is now on Twitter
Sigmund Freud: Freud Museum Conference: Psychoanalysis, Money and the Economy


Stanley Kubrick: A fan of the Futura typeface
David Mamet: New York Times critics discuss Glengarry Glen Ross
Billy Wilder: An interview on the writing process
Fritz Lang: A restored version of Metropolis to find UK release this summer


Avigdor Arikha 1929-2010
Happy birthday, Tate Modern
Henri Cartier-Bresson, Genius at Work
Samuel Beckett: An exhibition of John Minihan's photography
Phillipe Halsman: Photographs of famous people jumping. Simple as that!


David Simon: The creator of The Wire discusses jazz, Katrina and new series Treme


Piano + Players: A new website from Craig Swanson
Samuel Beckett: Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg names his hero

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