Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.
On Kermit the Frog. [via Slate]
Listen to some Simon Critchley. [via Backdoor Broadcasting Company]
César Aira in the New Yorker. [via Conversational Reading]
Top longreads of 2011. [via Longreads]
Paddington Bear gets ebook treatment. [via The Guardian]
Designing the covers to the Melville House Last Interview series. [via MOBYLIVES]
This fortnight on WKLC:
- The main feature was something I wrote for German Literature Month: some impressions on Andreas Maier’s Klausen.
- I also visited the National Museum’s “Dreams & Reality” exhibition.
In other news:
- New Open Letter catalogue.
- Also, the Quentin Rowan scandal.
- Sebald’s poetry.
- John Berger.
- Drama Box production.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen.
- Umberto Eco.
- New York Times Notable Books list.
- Mark Twain’s birthday.
- Charles Dickens’s imminent birthday.