Your guide to this week's best cultural links
Literature:J. G. Ballard: William Boyd reads 'My dream of flying to Wake Island'
Books on the frontline defence of UK student protests
Christopher Isherwood: New York Times discovers Isherwood's encounter with Mick Jagger in the second volume of his Diaries
Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Dostoyevsky's death mask
Will Self: Lengthy interview on the Sky Arts programme, In Confidence
J. D. Salinger: The New Yorker staff writer Lillian Ross reflects on a long-standing friendship with the American author
Leo Tolstoy: Anatoly Naiman of the Moscow News reflects on 'the Tolstoy we have lost'
Mathias Énard: Stephen Mitchelmore reviews Zone
Saul Bellow: Saul Bellow reads from Humboldt's Gift (1988)
New Yorker compiles a year's reading
Philip Larkin: Unknown poem discovered in shoe box
Maud Newton launches a pop culture TUMBLR blog
Philosophy & Critical Theory:FWSA Book Prize 2011
Yale University on iTunes U: A selection of downloadable podcasts
Maurice Blanchot: Jacky Wang on Blanchot and inventing language in an unfamiliar tongue
Erik Morse: On the cultural motif of the haunted house
Film:David Lynch: Director, artist and musician David Lynch answers questions on Twitter
Ridley Scott: According to sources, Alien prequel to proceed under the title 'Paradise'
Alfred Hitchcock: Roundtable discussion: 'Finding equilibrium in Hitchcock's Vertigo'
Thomas Bernhard: Three Days, a documentary film by Ferry Radax, now available on DVD
The Art of Film Title Design
TelevisionDavid Lynch: John Coulthart revisits landmark television series, Twin Peaks
Art & DesignMiles Davis: Richard Williams reviews a recent collection of paintings by the American jazz trumpeter
TheatreWilliam Shakespeare: Alan A. Stone on King Lear and Humanity
MusicDavid Lynch: The Guardian's Jason Solomon interviews filmmaker David Lynch about his recent foray into pop music
David Lynch: Dazed Digital interviews David Lynch
Stephen Morris: Joy Division and New Order drummer selects his favourite albums
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