Revisit Paris With an Excerpt From Greg Gerke’s “See What I See”

"See What I See"

Today, we’re pleased to present an excerpt from Greg Gerke’s essay collection See What I See. Among those praising the book is Christine Schutt, who said, “See What I See is the very brew needed in these parched times. Greg Gerke’s generous, thoughtful reflections on the beguiling experience of art are full of uplift and reverence for the illuming efforts of writers and filmmakers: Louise Glück, William H. Gass, and William Gaddis, Stanley Kubrick and Paul Thomas Anderson, to name but a few.” Read on for one of the essays to be found within the pages of this book.

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Afternoon Bites: Jarvis Cocker and Scott Walker, Interviewing Christine Schutt, David Lang at BAM, and More

Christine Schutt talked with HTML Giant. Some reactions to Vertigo editor Karen Berger leaving DC Comics. The Atlantic is hosting a roundtable discussion of Lincoln. Jarvis Cocker interviewed Scott Walker. A look at David Lang’s love fail, coming to BAM this weekend. Elizabeth Bastos on Anne Carson’s Autobiography of Red. Jeff Bursey looks at the latest from Karl Ove Knausgard. A look at the reviews for David Mamet’s latest play. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.

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