Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.
On Salman Rushdie and the Jaipur incident. [via The New Yorker]
St. Vincent announces spring tour. [via Obscure Sound]
Do books have a future? An interview with Robert Darnton of Harvard. [via A Piece of Monologue]
While we’re there, Rhys Tranter talks about Alain de Botton’s arguments on art and ambiguity. [via A Piece of Monologue]
More details on the collaborative album between Jonny Greenwood and Krzysztof Penderecki. [via Consequence of Sound]
Margaret Atwood and the tall shadow of The Handmaid’s Tale. [via The Guardian]
- Etta James dies.
- A new book.
- Revisiting 2666.
- Cormac McCarthy writes a screenplay.
- A look at this year’s London Art Fair.
- Bruce Springsteen’s new album.
- On Gil Scott-Heron’s memoir.
And many happy wishes from us here at WKLC in this forthcoming Year of the Dragon.