This Week’s Reading, 17.6.12
This week: Gustave Doré, some 19th Century Photoshopping, Bloomsday and the final farewell to Hiram Cronk.
- Leader image: Detail from a Gustave Doré illustration in a French edition of Don Quixote. Full image and more Doré here.
- Photomanipulation, 1875 – 1976.
- Bloomsday: Wishing Ulysses a happy 90th.
- Ashkan Honarvar’s War Faces.
- Patrick Ness wins Carnegie award, defends yoof of today.
- “Flagrantly offensive” — A review of Willie Smith’s Nothing Doing.
- Two Randolf Pfaff poems.
- Bookshop wedding in downtown Toronto.
- The funeral of Hiram Cronk, last surviving veteran of the War of 1812 (Via)
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