Allegedly, the Lower East Side bookstore Bluestockings, tossed out 1,500 copies of the monthly local rock list, Showpaper [Note: the above image is the image from the front of the current Showpaper]. Not sure what the deal is, but our buddy Jesse Hlebo curated the series in question as part of an exhibition at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts called Short-Term Deviation: “Someone at Bluestocking’s was offended by the Showpaper cover image that Borden Capalino […]
Bites: Philip Marlowe, Kevin Sampsell Picks, “Literary Hipsters”, Titus Andronicus on The Awl, and More
An essay on Raymond Chandler’s iconic character, Philip Marlowe. (Thanks 3:AM Magazine) Kevin Sampsell picks 9 of the best books from indie publishers. “Literary hipsters” Blake Butler, Tao Lin, Stephen Elliott, and Miranda July’s favorite books of the year. One of those “literary hipsters” wants you to donate his book. T.S. Eliot wrote a letter. The Awl meets Titus Andronicus.