Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.
James Levine returns! [via Alex Ross: The Rest Is Noise]
Peter Mendelsund talks to Mark Z. Danielewski about The Fifty Year Sword and the state of the physical book. [via Powell’s]
Austerlitz, Sebald, Proust, memory. [via A Piece of Monologue]
You know palindromes? Well… [via The Futility Closet]
Indiana Jones fails to secure tenure. [via McSweeney’s]
An annotated version of Alice Munro’s “Meneseteung”. [via Numéro Cinq]
On Nobel week on WKLC:
- On the new Nobel laureate, Mo Yan.
- Clarice Lispector.
- Will Self, “Kafka’s Wound”, and the digital essay.