Bites: Pixar, Joy Division-New Order-Hacienda, Infinite Jest, new bookstores

  • New Order/Joy Division bassist Peter Hook has written a tell-all book about the famous Manchester club The Haçienda that was the epicenter of the “Madchester” sound in the late 80’s and early 90’s titled; The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club (Simon & Schuster). According to Pitchfork however, the book might be a little too juicy.
  • Looking for a challenging beach read? Join a whole bunch of other people at “Infinite Summer” reading DFW’s Infinite Jest: “June 21st to September 22nd. A thousand pages ÷ 92 days = 75 pages a week. No sweat.”