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Everything belongs, everything adheres, the mutter of obscure witnesses, the photos of illegible documents and odd sad personal debris, things gathered up at a dying―old shoes, pajama tops, letters from Russia. It is all one thing, a ruined city of trivia where people feel real pain. This is the Joycean Book of America, remember―the novel […]
☛ The Curse of Lono by Hunter S. Thompson, New York: Bantam Books, 1983, p. 151. Large format retrieved from Baron’s Blog. The photo shows American gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson on the Kailua Pier in Kona, Hawaii (notice the hat). Thompson is standing alongside a 308 pounds marlin he caught while fishing aboard the […]
Dear Pillo, I have not written to you yet, I never write to anyone, New York has swallowed me up like a carnivorous plant swallowing a fly, I have been living a breathless life for fifty days now, here life consists of a series of appointments made a week or a fortnight in advance: lunch, […]
☛ The Angel Esmeralda by Don DeLillo, New York: Simon & Schuster, November 2011. Cover image retrieved from The New York Observer. Below are accounts of two public events featuring Don DeLillo (which were held during the fall of 2012), as well as a short roundup of 11 reviews of his latest book The Angel […]