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Litblog’s weekly tweets –

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

Edgar Allen Poe’s philosophy of furniture (via biblioklept and Roberto Bolaño http://bit.ly/6S5Vwr # Contrary to the expectations of some, the internet has boosted the written word – http://bit.ly/75spSe # A nice summary! RT @thecreativepenn The Future of Publishing: A Round Up from Experts http://short.to/13t1v via @tomcolvin RT @BiblioGeek # Evan Maloney remembers McCabe’s ‘The Butcher […]

Litblog’s weekly tweets –

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Not since Snow White have mirrors been so vocal – the new Martin Amis novel ‘The Pregnant Widow’ http://bit.ly/4mHWua # ‘So who is Perkus Tooth anyway?’ – Jonathan Lethem answers http://bit.ly/7bAvO1 # Good interview with David Vann, over @writerspet http://bit.ly/4V4uBN # B.R.Myers is not impressed by the ‘strangled work-driven ways’ of E.Annie Proulx http://bit.ly/6iWtg4 # […]

Litblog’s weekly tweets –

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

About to start ‘House of the Mosque’ by Kader Abdolah. thanks @canongatebooks http://bit.ly/4yg5S8 # Finished Lauren Grodstein’s ‘A Friend of the Family’ – but can’t get it out of my head. A very fine novel. http://bit.ly/8UYJm0 # Colm Toibin Wins Costa Novel of 2009 for ‘Brooklyn’ http://bit.ly/6tqGcW # First novel read this year ‘ The […]

Litblog’s weekly tweets –

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

I don’t want to live in her world, but suspect that in fact I do. This is what makes her a great writer. http://bit.ly/5g7V7A # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Martin Amis interview – http://bit.ly/5CAjDb # Powered by Twitter Tools.

An Ad for a Bank

Monday, December 7th, 2009

At first I put it down to my intoxicated state as I looked at the ad on the TV screen over the bar. Also, the sound was turned off. But I saw the ad again in a friend’s house and it really does go like this: a well-dressed man gets into a taxi where he […]

Litblog’s weekly tweets –

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

A French university brings Stendhal’s manuscripts into the digital age. -IC http://bit.ly/6j34pf RT @bookbench # Tales in a time of turmoil – the Irish Times books of 2009 list http://bit.ly/78l1Wq # Powered by Twitter Tools.

Litblog’s weekly tweets –

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Damn – would love to see Geoff Dyer and Talvin Singh tomorrow. If you’re in London check it out: http://bit.ly/1tBn3V # How Thomas Hardy Expressed His Doubt – http://bit.ly/8PEmwM # Powered by Twitter Tools.

EU News

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Newspaper editors everywhere are gnashing their teeth to find that two politicians have been put in charge of being called president and minister (or special envoy or whatever) for foreign affairs of the EU. This Herman Van Rompuy and Catherine Ashton – can they even be googled? What’s to cut and paste here? Has either […]

Public Health – Private Profit

Monday, November 16th, 2009

The (TV) media in Poland has been getting very exercised about the A1HN1 flu lately. It’s running wild in Ukraine. The government here hasn’t bought enough vaccination shots. Somebody died in Poznań but we’re not exactly sure of what. The human rights ombudsman is threatening to take the government to court if jabs are not […]

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