A rare set of color photographs of Jack Kerouac, taken in this case by photographer and album cover designer Burt Goldblatt.
"It is, of course, the centenary of the publication of Swann’s Way, the first volume of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, which is one of those miraculous books that gets better with every re-reading.” Aleksandar Hemon goes through his Year in Reading.
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Love Dog: Endless Love -
While my mother was recently in town for 12 days, working for MoMa, my mother and father, madly in love for 40 years and basically inseparable, emailed and Skyped constantly. In one email, my father, a great poet among other things, writes a poem for my mother. Their love always has that feeling…
Celebrate Evelyn Waughs 110th Birthday With The Fashionable Film Adaptation of Brideshead Revisited
"I consider the 1981 television adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited a litmus test in gauging another person’s Anglophilia. Sure, you might be a huge fan of The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society, have a line on the best fish and chips within a hundred-mile radius, call yourself a fan of a “football club” rather than referring to Chelsea as a “soccer team” — and you might be a really big fan of the book that’s widely considered Waugh’s greatest work. But if you don’t love all 65 minutes of the film adaptation that made a star of Jeremy Irons, then I need you to please take that Union Jack off your bedroom wall.”
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Happy End of the Week, y’all! Enjoy your weekend shenanigans :)
“Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it.
Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.” —William Faulkner
Buenos Aires 1960
Photo: Rene Burri