This Week’s Reading, 29.4.12

This week: Robert Crumb, Ezra Pound, orgies in space and more.

Untitled drawing by Zdzisław Beksiński

  • Ashes to Ashes Dept: so long, Amos Vogel and Levon Helm. (We disgracefully neglected to note the latter’s passing last week, and are suitably ashamed. Music from Big Pink is a favourite here).
  • The latest Ambit is out.
  • Write or Die: the app of choice for dawdlers. (Thanks, Danielle).
  • A pair of new Honest reviews for Iceberg (“In spite of its brevity, this book feels like a novel, not a novella. Although each episode of our hero and heroine’s journey is brief, all leave an indelible image in the mind of the reader.”) and Jazz (“I could write a lengthy thesis on all the connections I found weaving their way through each poem like “the soft cry / of the barbary macaques.””).
  • More self-promotion: perhaps you would like to ‘Like’ our Facebook page for The Vorrh?
  • The Confessions of Robert Crumb, the 1987 documentary in full:

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