Wednesday, June 04, 2008

The Cupboard
, which publishes quality literature, has recently been revamped and has just announced that their first volume will be Parables & Lies from Jesse Ball (author of Samedi the Deafness). It's not available yet--and won't be for at least a couple of weeks--but the website has been updated with subscription information and excerpts.

You should subscribe. It only costs ten bucks and you get four books. Caitlin & I just got our subscription and will now commence waiting anxiously to see what delights are in store. If you are a writer of quality literature, they are also looking for manuscripts. Keep them in mind.


In other news...

The new issue of ARTFORUM has a tribute to Alain Robbe-Grillet.

The new issue of BOOKFORUM has an interesting article on Kenneth Goldsmith.

To gear-up for the start of the NBA finals (if you haven't heard, it will be Lakers-Celtics, a rivalry that last ended in 1986-87 with Magic Johnson and company crushing the Celtics 4-2) here is The Ultimate Kobe Bryant page.

In closing, I found this portrait that I had to share, which I think I found while doing an image search for desiring machines, but I'm not sure. His name is Christmas Evans, and he was considered the greatest nonconformist preacher in the history of Wales: