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18.7.10

Disjecta: This week's links

James Franco as Allen Ginsberg in Howl. Promotional Poster

Promotional poster for Howl (2010)

Literature:

Philip Roth: This month's Featured Artist on A Piece of Monologue
Philip Roth: Your very own Philip Roth Desktop Wallpaper! Imagine that
Philip Roth: On Suicide and the Stage
Good Morning, Philip Roth! An extract from Portnoy's Complaint
Franz Kafka: Safety Deposit Boxes containing documents by Kafka and Max Brod to be opened
Susan Sontag: Audio interview (2000) with Robert Stone and William Styron
Will Self and Martin Amis at the Shakespeare & Co. Festival
James Joyce: Mills Baker on the Irish writer's daughter, Lucia Joyce
Allen Ginsberg: New trailer for Howl, a film about Ginsberg and the Beat Generation
William Faulkner: An audio archive with transcripts of Faulkner's audience sessions in Virginia
The Lure of Writers' Houses
The Art of Slow Reading
Don DeLillo: Granta publishes 'At Yankee Stadium' to read online
The Bookcase You'll Want to Live In
Who Do You Write Like?
Sylvia Plath: The Bed Book, a book for children
Penguin Books 75: A Q&A with Paul Buckley and Christopher Brand
Thomas Bernhard: Four new Bernhard books to be published in English for the first time

Philosophy:

Sigmund Freud on the BBC

Music

Manic Street Preachers: New book, Richard: The Life and Disappearance of Richey Edwards

Theatre

Samuel Beckett: French Culture Broadcasts of Beckett's work

Film & Television:

Seinfeld: Lessons and Hugs. Spoof trailer for George
David Lynch: Lynch and Danger Mouse give audio interview
Andrei Tarkovsky: Films now available to watch free online

Art:

Harvey Pekar 1939-2010: Reviews and clips from Pekar's life and career
Harvey Pekar 1939-2010: Los Angeles Times reports the passing of Harvey Pekar
Harvey Pekar 1939-2010: The Guardian notes the passing of the American Splendor creator
Robert Crumb: R. Crumb's Depression Graph

Etc.

Will Self on The Daily Mail

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