Links of the Week

Many of these links have been tweeted in the past, but here I can tag and categorise them for future reference. I hope you find some of them interesting too. Please feel free to discuss in comments or on Twitter.

Verso Books guide to political walking. Compiling this sort of list is what makes Verso my favourite publisher today. Read everything you can by Rebecca Solnit.

Jonathan Rosenbaum interviews filmmaker Béla Tarr.

Side Effects post: A Disturbance of Reality – “The world becomes uncanny precisely through being disoriented. If disorientation coincides with uncanniness, then can we readily infer the opposite; namely, that being orientated means being “at-home”?”

The Joy of Meades – A route-map to discovering Jonathan Meades.

Seraillon post: Panaït Istrati’s Kyra Kyralina. ‘The Zograffi books had even been compared to Marcel Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu.’

Working Paper by Nobel Laureate Michael Spence and Sandile Hlatshwayo: The Evolving Structure of the American Economy and the Employment Challenge.

The Laws of Comparison: H. D. and Cinematic Formalism. [PDF]

The full text of Theodor Adorno’s Minima Moralia. Either download it, or buy it, or steal it, but read it. Essential.

Jhumpa Lahiri returns to a favourite book: James Salter’s wonderful Light Years.

The (HTML Guide) beginners guide to Deleuze.

Flowerville post: on Virginia Woolf and Jacob’s Room.

Book me post: On Andy Merrifield’s study of John Berger.

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