Disjecta: This week's links

Your guide to this week's best cultural links
Don DeLillo, The Names


Franz Kafka: Times Flow Stemmed re-reads Kafka's The Castle
Will Self: Caricature by Nicola Jennings
Will Self: Excellent 25min documentary, Obsessed with Walking, follows Self's trip to Los Angeles while researching Walking to Hollywood
William S. Burroughs: Interviewed by David Bowie in 1974
A Literary Map of Manhattan
Gabriel Josipovici: The Independent newspaper reviews What Ever Happened to Modernism?
The UBUWEB Anthology of Conceptual Writing
Don DeLillo: Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction
Don DeLillo: On researching Libra
James Joyce: Saul Bellow on Ulysses
Literary Sisters: Cathy Cassidy's Top 10 stories about sisters
Philip Roth: 'Don't judge it. Just write it.'
Dorothy Parker and the Marriott Circle
The Paris Review: Interviews with authors now freely available online
J. G. Ballard: 1984 interview by The Paris Review
Barney Rosset: The Paris Review's 1997 interview with Grove publisher on Samuel Beckett, William Burroughs and the Beat Generation
Zadie Smith takes over book column for Harpers
John Milton: Paradise Lost to be adapted as an action film
Lydia Davis: On what makes a good literary translation

Philosophy & Critical Theory:

Verso Books: A new website from the political and philosophical publishers

Film & Television:

Werner Herzog and Errol Morris on reading
BBC Plans 2011 Shakespeare Season
Jean-Luc Godard: French film director stands out in support of convicted video pirate
Woody Allen: The New York Times interviews Allen on life, death and Dostoyevsky


Thomas Bernhard: Director Adam Seelig discusses his New York production of Ritter, Dene, Voss

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