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Literary Events in New York This Week

Monday: Monday Night Poetry: David Lehman and Mark Doty at KGB Bar, 7pm / FREE Tuesday: 4th Bi-Annual ‘Pen, Paper and Palate’ Literary Salon with leading authors discuss ‘Autobiography and Memoir,’ including Sebastian Junger, Kati Marton, Andrew McCarthy, Rose Styron,more…

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Literary and Arts Events in NYC This Week | 04.25.11

04.25 Multi-instrumentalist, and friend of InDigest, Dorian Wood (of indie-rock marching band Killsonic) comes to New York on a short tour for an appearance at The Delancey. If you missed his beautifully written recording diary for his newest album Brutusmore…

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Events in New York This Week

. 02.07 The 92 Y hosts a celebration of Tennessee Williams. 02.08 The 92 Y celebrates Elizabeth Bishop’s 100th birthday w/ readings from Elizabeth Alexander, John Ashbery, Frank Bidart, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Tina Chang, Jonathan Galassi, Kimiko Hahn, Richard Howard, Mariemore…

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Like Jewelry From a Grave: Elizabeth Bishop at 100

One hundred years after her death, I remain as unconvinced as the facetious speaker of “One Art” that “the art of losing’s not too hard to master.” Elizabeth Bishop’s refulgent poetic career earned her an appointment to the position ofmore…

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What We Missed

Howard Jacobson wins the Man Booker Prize for The Finkler Question [Jacket Copy] David Brooks vs. Accuracy, Round 413 [The Faster Times] “Erasures” fiction by Abby Frucht [Serving House Journal] John Ashbery: Paradoxes and Oxymorons [Poetry Foundation] The Bat Segundomore…

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Overrated and Underrated, We Like to Rate People Besides Ourselves

Anis Shivani over at the Huffington Post is being discussed all over these interwebs for his article on Saturday titled The 15 Most Overrated Contemporary American Writers. The list is below reprinted below in full, but you should read whatmore…

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What We Missed

New John Ashbery Poem “Puff Piece” [New Yorker] Transcript of an interview with John Cage [Ubuweb] Five Apocalypses: A Particularly Catastrophic Reading List [Millions] New Mark Twain Essay Published [PBS] New Issue of Wood Coin Magazine [Wood Coin] 13 Politiciansmore…

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November 1207, What Was Read

As it tends to happen every month, InDigest 1207 is punctuated by authors reading the work of those they admire. Or at least the work of those they’ve previously read. At the November reading both James Hannaham (look out formore…

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