“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.
There’s a quasi-documentary on Nick Cave, called 20,000 Days on Earth, in the works.
The latest installment of Edward Champion’s Follow Your Ears series focuses on unemployment.