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Morning Bites: OWS poetry, Bookish bad boys, Dyer in Queens, Beethoven’s letter, and more

A great video of poetry being read at Occupy Wall Street is up at Coldfront featuring folks like Justin Taylor and Kendra Grant Malone.

  • Kingsley Amis!  Martin Amis!  Lord Byron!  And other literary bad boys at Flavorwire.
  • An excerpt from Jason Heller’s forthcoming Taft 2012.

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Indexing: How much Wodehouse can you take(?), Cannery Row, Lispector, L.A. Review of Books podcast, and much more

A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.

Tobias Carroll

We’ve got two weeks of reading here. This….might take a while. Though it’s a strange cosmic joke that I made my way through the 850-page novel on the list to follow faster than nearly everything else on it. Continue reading

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Indexing: Hodgman & Balzac, NYRB Classics, William Faulkner disciples, Walton Ford, Martin Amis, and more

A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.

Jason Diamond

I went to Walton Ford’s opening at the Paul Kasmin Gallery a month or so ago, and became pretty obsessed with his work.  I guess I’m including this because the exhibition closes on December 23rd, and if you’re in New York, I want you all to see it. Continue reading

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Indexing: Elif Batuman, Sara Levine, Don Quixote, James Wood, Matthew Henriksen, Gaslight Anthem, and a Brief Weather Report!

A roundup of things consumed by our editors.

Jason Diamond

Right now the pile of books on my desk includes The Common issue no. 2, Divorcer by Gary Lutz, and Matthew Henriksen’s Ordinary Sun.  They’re all slimmer in size, so I’m hoping to finish them all this week (Lutz’s especially so Toby I and I can discuss it), and also start putting together my vacation reading list.  My yearly time off is coming up, and the stress trying to pick a handful of books to bring along kills me each time.  If I don’t pick wisely, I’m stuck with shitty books for ten days, and then what do I do with myself? Continue reading

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Is Martin Amis the new Justin Bieber?

Martin Amis is blowing up on Twitter right at this very moment.  He’s so hot right now.

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Is Graydon Carter Discussing Martin Amis a W.A.S.P. Wet Dream?

Graydon talks about people missing the “funny” Martin Amis at the New York Times podcast.

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Weekend Bites: Ploughshares in the 80’s, Tao’s Mixtape, Dust Jackets WTF?, Graydon’s Presidents, and More

Raymond Carver and other guest editors of Ploughshares from the 1980’s.

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