Rojak is a weekly collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week on this blog.
Video for PJ Harvey’s “The Words That Maketh Murder”. [via YouTube]
Lorin Stein gives advice on how to deal with the pesky problem of those insidious daydreams. [via The Paris Review]
Interview with Donald Margulies with a focus on how he got started. [via The Days of Yore]
Walt Whitman’s death mask. [via bibliokept]
Never Any End To Paris, an English translation of Enrique Vila-Matas’s París no se acaba nunca, will be arriving in July. [via The Book Depository]
Somehow, this turned out to be Unintentional David Foster Wallace Week.
- An excerpt from the upcoming The Pale King, which was not completed.
- Article on his struggle to surpass Infinite Jest.
- Also, the first page from the first draft of Infinite Jest.
- Inside DFW’s books: annotations and doodles.
- “Backbone”, a DFW story.
- And finally, a great documentary from the BBC.
Also, we talked about:
- The currently running production of Emily of Emerald Hill featuring Ivan Heng and directed by Glen Goei.
- And Bob Dylan in China.