Posts Tagged ‘Lawrence Ferlinghetti’
October 12, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Lawrence Ferlinghetti has declined the fifty-thousand-euro Janus Pannonius International Poetry Prize from the Hungarian branch of PEN, citing the government’s suppression of free speech.
Bret Easton Ellis is most seriously displeased: despite his aggressive campaigning, he has not been chosen as the screenwriter for Fifty Shades of Grey.
A map of the world based on book publishing.
The taxonomy of the literary Halloween costume.
“Underwear is definitely pants” and other lies writers tell themselves.
January 25, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
A cultural news roundup.
Who threatened Rushdie?
The author takes his critics to Twitter.
A victory for publishers.
“It was only when I read his article on wallpaper that I realised a hitherto unappreciated aspect of Charles Dickens: his interest in interior décor.”
Broadway will return to Manderley ... next year.
“People who read poetry are the unsung customer base for independent bookstores.”
The poetry of Craigslist.
Ten reasons not to sleep with a poet.
Cormac McCarthy did not, in fact, have a 140-character affair with Margaret Atwood.
A sad Sunday for Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
The Internet as an image of gluttony: “A great groaning table, creaking under bottomless platters of food and pitchers of drink, and we in our chairs, too exhausted to stand, mouths too numb to taste much, but with just enough energy to reach for more.”