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Literary Vinyl

February 28, 2013 | by

6a00d83451da9669e2017c37089525970b-400wiThis is a niche we can get behind: so-called literary vinyl, defined by the Times Literary Supplement blog as “spoken word LPs, singles, and those oddly appealing 10-inch discs.” Collector Greg Gatenby is selling off his 1,700-strong collection for $80,000. But for those of us who grew up listening to 78s of A Child’s Christmas in Wales and Bread and Jam for Frances, the memories are, as the credit-card commercials would say, priceless.

 

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  1. […] Greg Gatenby, ex direttore dell'Harbourfront literary festival di Toronto, è un collezionista di vinili letterari. Nella sua vita ha registrato più 1700 discorsi, reading e interventi tenuti da grandi scrittori e ora li vende al prezzo di 80,000 dollari, 50 dollari a disco. Il catalogo comprende molti francesi, per esempio Albert Camus che legge in francese La Peste, La caduta e Lo Straniero. (via Paris Review) […]

  2. […] Literary Vinyl @ The Paris Review […]

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