Rojak: Covering Leonard Cohen.

Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.

Assorted

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]

Bulletin

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.

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