Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.
Over at Consequence of Sound, they’ve collected a series of covers of Leonard Cohen songs, including the recent (instrumental!) Anna Calvi cover of “Joan of Arc”. [via Consequence of Sound]
Chad Post urges you to read Raymond Roussel. [via Three Percent]
New Steve Reich composition inspired by Radiohead’s “Everything in its Right Place” and “Jigsaw Falling Into Place”. [via Consequence of Sound]
Bret Easton Ellis talks about American Psycho. [via A Piece of Monologue]
On movie posters with a slant. [via Vulture]
“I find this charge on the subject of Miss P. a very cold douche indeed.” Henry James complains all rather indignantly to brother William on the reaction to The Bostonians. [via Wm & H’ry]
Meanwhile, George Eliot on new music. [via Alex Ross – The Rest Is Noise]
- Happy birthday, Who Killed Lemmy Caution?
- Chris Andrews on César Aira’s Varamo.
- A new Bolaño story (“Labyrinth”) and a couple of related articles.
- Montano’s Malady joins the library.
- Doctor Who art print.
On a related note, both Aira’s Varamo and Bolaño’s Monsieur Pain (the paperback edition) got released yesterday and are on their way to my mailbox.