Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.
Well, supposedly. It’s been a while since I’ve done this proper.
tUnE-yArDs performs “Bizness”. [via YouTube]
The Economist chats with FSG’s Jonathan Galassi. [via The Economist]
The Slavoj Žižek book of jokes. [via The Guardian]
How the brain perceives art. [via Wired]
A peek at Beckett’s Watt notebooks (and doodles). [via Harry Ransom Center]
Play ancient Greek mythological punishments as games. Games that you cannot win. [via Kotaku]
The main feature these past couple of weeks has been my “Year in Music” round-up.
Apart from that, and among other things:
- Joan Didion.
- Daniel Sada.
- What’s on my literary new releases calendar for 2012.
- Geoff Dyer on Julian Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending.
- Natasha Wimmer on Roberto Bolaño’s The Third Reich.
- Cesária Évora.
- Dubravka Ugrešić.