Thursday, July 23, 2009



The sound work of Demetrios Stratos



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Lunch poems: Harryette Mullen



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Talking with Charles Alexander



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Talking with Eileen Myles



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Shams Langeroodi in English



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Geof Huth

is blogging from a vispo festival in Finland



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Charles Bernstein on Paul Auster

& Cole Larsen on Sieburth’s Nerval

in this roundup of short reviews



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Ed Baker’s “Stone Girl” poetics



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Talking with Mike Smith



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Emergency story-telling kit



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A sizeable poem

from Alan Davies



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Bookseller of Kabul

expands to U.K.



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Bookwish Foundation

promoting literacy in Africa



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Chat while you read

at BookGlutton.Com



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Dawn-Michelle Baude, Peter Ramos & Joe Ross



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Gritting one’s teeth

through Frederick Seidel



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Thesaurus Rex



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City Dog:

The Essays of W.S. Di Piero



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Wall Street Journal

adds a section on culture



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What’s Obama’s view of culture?



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Brandon Scott Gorrell’s

Nervous Assface



Nervous Assface Gangster Remix



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The bitter spring of Ignazio Silone



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Remembering Frank McCourt



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A profile of Robert VanderMolen



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Nabokov’s last novel

will show up first

in Playboy



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Marketing your books to book clubs



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Bookstores in & about Denver



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Touring America

via the graves of poets



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The world’s oldest bible

is now completely online



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The disembodied book



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Esperanto

keeps on keepin’ on



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The SF International Poetry Festival

has begun



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B&N’s challenge to Amazon



Does use of Kindle

discriminate against

the vision impaired?



Big Brother & Kindle



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Borders’ latest offering

is a dating service



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Teacher’s plan to increase literacy

includes racy novel about her students



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Another strategy
would be

to serialize everything



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3 jailed for arson

over novel about

Mohammad’s child bride



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Critics vs. users



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The New Yinzer

&
the scene in Pittsburgh



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Mark Bauerlein
prefers Harold Bloom et al



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LA Times obit for Leszek Kolakowski



NY Times



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Who is your Geppetto?



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Arthur Dove & Georgia O’Keeffe



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Museums struggle to preserve plastic



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The forging of futurism



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Damien Hirst on Gordon Burn



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Larry Johnson at the Hammer in LA



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How to run the Philadelphia
Museum of Art
?

There’s the Rub…



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André Kertész on the power of reading



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Talking with Sherman Drexler



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Gardner Museum

razes historic carriage house



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Sand castles & more



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The 20-year rent-free
lease
for 5,000 square feet

in Brooklyn has only one catch –

it needs $2.5 million in renovations



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Teaching computers to read sign language

by watching TV



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Plagiarism vs. cryptomnesia



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Music of the brain



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