Afternoon Bites: Borges’s Lectures, Kevin Shields Interviewed, NYPL’s LPs, and More


“Borges describes this esoteric literature with fluency and ease. He glosses over the historical context gracefully, for he can quote Tacitus from memory just as easily as The Venerable Bede. But his interest in the poems is literary, as he makes clear in the very first moments of his course.” The Millions looks at the new book Professor Borges.

Kevin Shields talked with Pitchfork.

Zachary Lipez on Henry Kissinger’s Colbert Report appearance.

The NYPL is having a massive record sale.

The Coffin Factory reviewed Elect H. Mouse State Judge.

Breaking down how McSweeney’s became an institution.

A look ahead to WORD Jersey City’s opening next month.

Spectacle is showing Raymond Pettibon films this month.

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