This Week’s Reading, 29.7.12

Salt Publishing and Booker, Flannery O’Connor rare reading, druggy self-portraits, Banksy’s Olympics and more.

The Sacrifice poster - Tarkovsky

  • Leader image: Detail from Russian poster for Tarkovsky’s last film, The Sacrifice. Full version here.
  • Talking of the Man Booker Prize, we’d like to congratulate our fellow independents Salt Publishing and their long listed book The Lighthouse by Alison Moore.
  • How and why legendary science fiction writer Ursula Le Guin has been pressured to write Harry Potters.
  • The poem Am Pe Nimeni, by Romanian poet Ion Caraion, with an English translation.
  • And, finally, a trailer for Life of Pi, the long awaited Ang Lee adaptation of Yann Martel’s novel:

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