Posts Tagged ‘ books ’

A New Bookselling Platform Challenges Amazon’s Monopoly


“The small press is historically rooted in volunteer or nonprofit models,” said Matvei Yankelevich, founding editor at Ugly Duckling Presse (UDP). In the picture: UDP’s office in Brooklyn (courtesy Ugly Duckling Presse)

“Directing readers to buy their books from Amazon is harmful to the authors, and the publishers, whose work you are trying to support,” reads a letter encouraging independent media resources to use platforms like Bookshop.

Source: A New Bookselling Platform Challenges Amazon’s Monopoly

My Brilliant Friend (2018) | Official Teaser | HBO – YouTube

Galatea Resurrects 2017 (A Poetry Engagement): INTERVIEW: JOHN BLOOMBERG-RISSMAN on IN THE HOUSE OF THE HANGMAN

Source: Galatea Resurrects 2017 (A Poetry Engagement): INTERVIEW: JOHN BLOOMBERG-RISSMAN on IN THE HOUSE OF THE HANGMAN

Two Books | Art Matters

I promised to review the last two books of John Berger’s work issued before his death, and here you are about to read those reviews. I’ll deal with them chronologically: Landscapes is t…

Source: Two Books | Art Matters

How the Powerful Fear Art: Lessons from John Berger | Literary Hub

Books to Share with Everybody You Can

1984 by George Orwell

Ways of Seeing by John Berger

The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

Aliens and Anorexia by Chris Kraus

Waiting for God by Simone Weil

Postwar by Tony Judt

The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt

Source: How the Powerful Fear Art: Lessons from John Berger | Literary Hub

Nan Goldin – The Ballad of Sexual Dependency – MOCA U – MOCAtv

~ found at ariana reines

Plain-Spoken Love Books by Bob Arnold reviewed by Jeffery Beam at Oyster Boy Review 21

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Books by Bob Arnold, an essay by Jeffery Beam at Oyster Boy Review 21

The world’s most inspiring bookstores / Slide Show – Salon.com

The Montague Bookmill in Massachusetts

The Bookmill in Montague, MA, beckons for many reasons — many books and titles that will surprise; reasonable prices; spacious; all the books are shelved and easy to look at; lots of light, natural and otherwise; plenty of places to sit; a great little restaurant with vegetarian delights and desserts; and, the town of Montague, itself, with country roads to walk and sweet-smelling meadows to lay down in. Montague was once home to one of America’s great poets, Adrienne Rich. ~ yours truly, df

Stephanie Staal — Revisiting Gender Outlaws/ flavorwire

How the Great Books of Feminism Changed My Life

Patti Smith and Jonathan Lethem in Conversation

An admirer of this conversation wrote here:

Who could not love Patti’s ease, humility, warmth and deep soulful intelligence? This was a lovely interview. I watched it over several days and it was worth every second. ~ mizkcreations

Thanks to Silliman’s Blog for posting this today.