This afternoon: adapting Ballard for film, literature through photography, noir comics, a Sondheim documentary, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Aleksandar Hemon on Displacement, Ballard’s Memoir, Marnie Stern Interviewed, and More
“I do have a sense of displacement as constant instability — the uninterrupted existence of everything that I love and care about is not guaranteed at all. I wait for catastrophes.” Aleksandar Hemon talked with the Times. Paul Constant previews this year’s APRIL Festival. (We interviewed the festival’s co-founder last month.) If you’re looking to buy some stocks and are decidedly fond of Moleskine notebooks, this might be your week. Dennis Lim reviews J.G. Ballard’s memoir. Christopher R. Weingarten on the […]
21•C has a lengthy look at the legacy of J.G. Ballard. Geeta Dayal on Brian Eno’s latest. Peter Diamond’s hockey artwork is pretty epic. Also in pieces by writers with the last name “Diamond,” here’s our own Jason Diamond on The VSS. Oliver Sava on Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples’s Saga. Numero Group + the Twin Cities. Kevin Sampsell’s next book will be released by Tin House. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Thoughts on the upcoming domestic reissue of many of J.G. Ballard’s novels.
A hypothetical sequel to J.G. Ballard’s book Crash. (via Boing Boing)
Nietzsche’s Angel Food Cake Zeek/The Forawrd continues their brilliant translation series with Israeli author Etgar Keret’s story, “Patrol”. Wait, so does this mean that there will be no more Book vs. Kindle videos??? Christopher Hitchens on J.G. Ballard. Brian Eno tells you basically everything you need to know. Music for Maniacs lists some great music from Haiti.