Sep 10, 2012 @ 12:25:00 am
Following in the footsteps of Geoff Dyer, Teju Cole has spent four days on “Roi des Belges, an art installation in the form of a one-room hotel in the shape of a boat.” Day one: “We wake up on the boat. The sky is white, wide. In bed I read Heart of Darkness... I toy with the idea that my essay for Artangel will begin with the words ‘What the fuck am I doing here?’”
Jami Attenberg, a forty-year-old freelance writer who has published three books, is broke. In an essay for the Rumpus, she reflects on the twenty-six places she slept last year.
Architectural designer John H. Locke tells the New York Times in article about his project of secretly installing lightweight bookshelves in pay phones across New York City.
When Wikipedia editors wouldn’t let him correct an entry about the motivation for his novel, The
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