Afternoon Bites: Patti Smith, Judge Dredd, Clarice Lispector, and more

Via Alexander Chee, Sven Birkerts on writer’s block: “Mood is relevant, certainly, but it is not sufficient. Mood, the vibration of one’s psychological state — the momentary expression of the felt relation to the world. It is as all-determining and elusive as weather.” New fiction from Adam Wilson, at The Paris Review. Patti Smith wrote music inspired by the letters of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keeffe. At Flavorwire, Emily Temple looks at 2011’s most overlooked books. Alyssa Rosenberg on Judge […]

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