This Week’s Reading, 15.7.12
Assange interviews Chomsky, a 12-year-old interviews his 32-year-old self, Patti Smith on Virginia Woolf and more.
- Leader image: Detail from Govinda Azad’s ‘Just Hope-IIa 2008’. Full image here.
- Writers No One Reads: Reinhard Lettau (1929-96), a German-American writer, activist, and scholar.
- Entries for Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists 4 must be a work of fiction and unpublished anywhere in the world as of 15 May 2013. Deadline for entry: 15 September 2012.
- Julian Assange interviews Noam Chomsky and Tariq Ali about where the world is going…
- Gabriel García Márquez: An exceptional career in writng ended by dementia.
- 12-year-old Jeremiah McDonald recorded an imaginary interview with his future self. 20 years later, Jeremiah (32) found it…
- Recordings of Patti Smith reading poetry at St. Mark’s Church, New York City, December 25, 1971.
- “To me, Iceberg is one of the truly perceptive stories of our present times”. “I want to briefly praise the illustrator for some really spectacular work”. High praise by Matt Rowan in Untoward Magazine for Paul Kavanagh’s Iceberg.
- Roman Haiku by Richard Kenney.
- The Nietzsche Family Circus pairs a randomised Family Circus cartoon with a randomized Friedrich Nietzsche quote.
- Celebrating cinema’s master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, the BFI presents ‘The Genius of Hitchcock‘ – a major celebration of the iconic British film director.
- And finally back to the legendary Patti Smith, with her take on Virginia Woolf’s suicide, read at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain exhibition in March 2008:
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