Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.
Wong Kar Wai’s The Grandmaster is opening this week here. Have a gander at the trailer. [via YouTube]
Peter Mendelsund tackles Julio Cortázar’s Hopscotch. [via Jacket Mechanical]
Speaking of Peter Mendelsund, review of an edition of Kafka’s Amerika. [via Three Percent]
On Carlos Fuentes’s final novel, Adam in Eden. [via The New Inquiry]
Book of the future. [via The New Yorker]
Ultraísta have a new video. [via YouTube]
The Flaming Lips announce a new album, The Terror. [via Pitchfork]
Meanwhile, Sigur Rós preview new music, while losing a band member. [via Pitchfork]
Interview with Lars Iyer. [via Full Stop]
It was a bit of a lightweight week on the blog, but that’s partly because we turned two (!) and were too busy celebrating. Nevertheless:
- David Lynch’s birthday.
- The Man Booker International Prize.
- A tasty article on reading the Russian classics.
- Chris Ware’s Building Stories.