Afternoon Bites: Shani Boianjiu on Language, Nick Cave Documentary, Books About Television, New Chelsea Wolfe, and More


“There’s actually a great tradition amongst Hebrew writers, before the establishment of Israel, to write in foreign languages. The most famous Jewish writers actually never wrote in the language of the lands where they lived.” Shani Boianjiu talks translation and more at WORD (via The Airship).

Alan Sepinwall — author of a high-profile book on quality television — interviewed Difficult Men author Brett Martin, whose book focuses on a similar theme.

Lauren Cerand visited New Orleans.

There’s a quasi-documentary on Nick Cave, called 20,000 Days on Earth, in the works.

Jeff Bridges might be adapting The Giver.

The latest installment of Edward Champion’s Follow Your Ears series focuses on unemployment.

New music from Chelsea Wolfe.

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