22.8.10

Disjecta: This week's links

Your guide to this week's best cultural links
Michael McClure, Bob Dylan and Allen Ginsberg outside
City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco

Literature:

Maud Newton: 'On grief - and dying without finishing your book'
Joyce Carol Oates: American writer's summer reading
Paul Auster: Daniel Roberts reviews recent novel, The Invisible, at The Millions
Paul Auster: Review of Collected Prose
William S. Burroughs: On novelistic form
Virginia Woolf: BBC interview with Virginia Woolf, first broadcast in 1937
Christopher Isherwood: Interviewed by the BBC in 1959
Anthony Burgess: Interviewed by the BBC in 1989
Frank Kermode 1919-2010: Esteemed literary critic has passed away
Bob Dylan, the Beat Generation and Allen Ginsberg's America
J. G. Ballard: First aired in 1989, BBC are streaming The Late Show: Face to Face with J. G. Ballard
My favourite font: A selection of writers select their preferred typefaces
Roger Ebert's Lovely, Sarcastic Tweets about E-Books
W. G. Sebald: An audio recording now available of Will Self's lecture on Sebald and the Holocaust

Philosophy & Critical Theory:

Is pop philosophy taking over the bookshelves?
Jacques Derrida: Kantian and Hegelian readings of Derrida's work
Jacques Derrida: What is literature?
Jacques Derrida: Is there anything outside the text?

Art, Design & Photography:

Robert Mapplethorpe: Arena documentary profile

Etc.

Stewart Lee on The Fall

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