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August 24, 2009

Lessons for the Publishing Industry? 0

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Eric Harvey presents The Social History of the MP3 at Pitchfork:  “So omnipresent have these discussions become, in fact, that it’s possible the past 10 years could become the first decade of pop music to be remembered by history for its musical technology rather than the actual music itself.”

August 24, 2009

Apathy at Fawlt 0

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Fawlt is feeling apathetic, but not about their new issue, with fiction by Brian Evenson & John Sellekaers and Nic Kellman.

August 24, 2009

Art & Illness 0

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At the Guardian, Brian Dillon writes about great creative minds who had fertile imaginations for the maladies that befell them.

August 24, 2009

WTF Amazon?! 0

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Need a good way to start your Monday? Try browsing a repository of the craziest, most confusing things Amazon has on offer.

August 24, 2009

What I Read on My Summer Vacation 8

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Sometimes I feel like everyone’s eating this thing called scrambled eggs (What are those, I wonder. They look good.), while I’m enjoying a delicious chantarelle and pecorino frittata.

August 24, 2009

Magic for Grown-Ups 0

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Wands and fairies – er, faeries – were never my thing, but John Crowley’s Aegypt Cycle is a revelation.

August 23, 2009

Tarantino on Writing 1

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Say what you want about Quentin Tarantino; the man thinks like a writer. You can hear him doing so out loud on the current episode of KCRW’s The Treatment, with Elvis Mitchell.

August 23, 2009

“Author Loses Leg in Lagoon” 0

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Writing the London Review of Books‘ “Diary” this week, South African scholar and political activist R.W. Johnson: “Author Loses Leg in Lagoon.”

August 23, 2009

New Harvey 0

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At Variety‘s blog, news that Steven Speilberg has signed on to his next project: A remake of Harvey, the Pulitzer-winning 1944 play and beloved 1950 Jimmy Stewart movie about a man, Elwood P. Dowd, and his friendship with an invisible giant rabbit.

August 22, 2009

Quarterly Report: eReader Excitement 0

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Barnes and Noble is pushing hard to get on the ebook bandwagon.