This Week’s Reading, 10.6.12
This week: sword fighting manuals, London markets, wire sculptures, poetry from Robert Herbert and more.
- Leader image: just one of David Oliveira’s wire sculptures. More at the artist’s site.
- The tiniest Brontë book.
- ‘God Save the Queen’ re-released for Diamond Jubilee nonsense. John Lydon, everybody.
- Six poems from Robert Herbert, whose debut Pangs! & Intermittences is forthcoming from Knives Forks & Spoons Press.
- RIP dept.: Ray Bradbury passed away this week, aged 91.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, aged 10.
- Willie Smith talks to HST about porn, classical music and latest Honest release Nothing Doing.
- Manuel de combat à l’épée (‘Manual of Sword Fighting’) – from roughly 1500.
- OpenCulture on Andrei Tarkovsky’s first three films, shot in the filmmaker’s student days.
- Stanley Kubrick interview with The New Yorker, from 1966: on getting bad grades, his feature films up to that point (this was just prior to 2001: A Space Odyssey) and working with Vladimir Nabokov:
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