Should France honor Céline even though he was a Nazi supporter? Herman Melville used 25 different words to describe beards in two chapters of White Jacket, his 1850 novel based on his experience crewing on a US frigate in the South Seas for ten years. #TheMoreYouKnow The New York Times takes a look at the philosophical novel. An interview with Nick Flynn at The Rumpus.
Yoko Ono is putting out one of the few celebrity memoirs that I’ll bother reading. All you need to say is “William Burroughs’s Stuff“, and I’m sold. Best of luck trying to deny Céline was an anti-Semite. HTMLGiant live on the net. This Jami Attenberg kid is gonna be HUGE! Woody Allen writes something funny in The New Yorker. A New York publication comments on a British publication talking about a New York writer or: L magazine on the Guardian […]