William Faulkner’s lectures at UVA have been digitalized, and you’ll soon be able to hear them. Here are some samples to whet your appetite.
‘Things cannot go on as they are,’ so sayeth Slavoj Žižek. And who are we to argue?
We all know it happens, but still, it’s quite an eye-opener to have it demonstrated. Have a look to see a typical air-brushed image.
Trying to make it as a writer is disheartening at the best of times. However, solidarity is at hand as many writers (and actors etc.) share their stories of what they did before they ‘made it.’
Behold! The awesome power of the Brontësaurus.
Over at Granta, Patrick Ryan remembers his Dylan days.
I wonder what the staff at the Paris Review have been reading this week. Hmm.
Picked by Daniel Davies, with a little help from his cat, Rose, who is a first-time contributor (long-time reader).