Afternoon Bites: Aleksandar Hemon on Displacement, Ballard’s Memoir, Marnie Stern Interviewed, and More


“I do have a sense of displacement as constant instability — the uninterrupted existence of everything that I love and care about is not guaranteed at all. I wait for catastrophes.” Aleksandar Hemon talked with the Times.

Paul Constant previews this year’s APRIL Festival. (We interviewed the festival’s co-founder last month.)

If you’re looking to buy some stocks and are decidedly fond of Moleskine notebooks, this might be your week.

Dennis Lim reviews J.G. Ballard’s memoir.

Christopher R. Weingarten on the noise-punk class of 2003 making good.

Marnie Stern talked with ARTINFO.

Arnon Grunberg on Dubravka Ugresic.

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