Disjecta: This week's links

Your guide to this week's best cultural links
Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters by Marilyn Monroe


Samuel Beckett: J. M. Coetzee, John Banville, John Minihan, Simon Critchley, John Calder all to attend Samuel Beckett: Out of the Archive in June 2011
James Joyce: Wake in Progress: A new project that will attempt to illustrate James Joyce's Finnegans Wake
Gabriel Josipovici: The Millions reviews What Ever Happened to Modernism?
Paul Auster: 2003 interview with The Paris Review
Paul Auster: Review of The Red Notebook
Franz Kafka: Letter to the New York Times critiques Elif Batuman's portrait of Kafka
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Goethe's death mask
Philip Larkin: Review of Letters to Monica
Fyodor Dostoyevsky: A. S. Byatt on Demons and political activism
State of Emergency: Censorship by Bullet in Mexico: Event to include readings from Paul Auster and Don DeLillo
Not the Booker Prize: Congratulations to the winners: Lee Rourke and Matthew Hooton
Marilyn Monroe's Reading Habits: New book, Fragments, includes references to Beckett, Conrad, Hemingway, Steinbeck, Kerouac, Camus, Ellison and more
Michael Dirda's favourite literary essayist
Saul Bellow: Rachel Cooke talks to Bellow's widow about the American writer, and also touches upon a collection of correspondence that includes John Cheever, Philip Roth and Martin Amis
William S. Burroughs shoots William Shakespeare

Philosophy & Critical Theory:

William Shakespeare: Cardiff Shakespeare launches publications page
BibleReview of Gordon Campbell's Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611-2011

Art & Design:

Francis Bacon: Painting of cricketer to be auctioned in New York

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