“Reading Yeats and the bell had rung but the poem was not over you hadn’t finished reading—liquid rivulets sprang from your nose but still you would not stop reading....more
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You’ve probably heard about Lou Reed’s multilayered Poe ventures which have taken on various artistic forms—a concept album, formerly a theater piece, and now a graphic novel. And that’s not all.
The latest of his Edgar Allen Poe-themed projects is a collaboration with Metallica....more
This week in New York Malcolm Gladwell and James Wood talk about Evangelicalism and the Contemporary Intellectual, members of the Velvet Underground reunite at the New York Public Library, 60 Writers/60 Places screens, Anne Carson performs, Andy Warhol films get shown at Anthology Film Archives, Mark Doty and Marie Howe read, and Voice 4 Vision Puppet Festival presents odes to Salvador Dalí and Fernando Pessoa....more
“I’ve been the assistant librarian at the Santa Fe Institute for almost a decade. The iconoclastic novelist, Cormac McCarthy, has been my “office mate” across most of those years. I’m about to leave for browner pastures, and I’ll somewhat miss my anecdotal chats with Cormac about death and science and everything not-Literature, but he has given me perhaps a final one-liner....more