Suitably butch books–by Conrad, Hemingway, Stevenson–are now available in fag packet form. (Via Smallist, an excellent weblog about wee stuff.)
# cigarettes, design, literature
I think Nabokov may have had the right approach to interviews. He would only agree to write down the answers and then send them on to the interviewer who would then write the questions.–Kubrick on Nabakov
# journalism, literature
Jorge Luis Borges, This Craft of Verse Audio CD–
Here are excerpts from two of the six Norton Lectures that Jorge Luis Borges delivered at Harvard University in the fall of 1967 and spring of 1968.
# borges, lectures, literature, poetry
This new Proust in English I dedicate to all those who once read him in the belief that he was abstruse; and to those who, in the same belief, never read him.–James Greive, translator. (Quoted at Le Temps de Proust.)
# literature, proust
Eighteenth-Century E-Texts The catalogue includes most of the electronic editions of eighteenth-century works publicly available on the network.
# literature, text