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Books of the Year, 2014

The major discovery for me this year has been the work of the American writer Paul Hendrickson: having started with Hemingway’s Boat, his most recent book – a brilliant, spiralling accumulation of stories about Hemingway and, yes, his boat, but, more importantly, his family, friends and acquaintances – I read through his other work with equal enjoyment and fascination. 192 more words

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A year in reading: 2014

I haven’t been keeping a strict list of books read during 2014 so this won’t be a strict list of best books, but rather a recollection of the most memorable reading experiences. 2,248 more words


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A calendar.  Each year I receive a calendar from a friend in New York City.  It is a collection of his photographs, sometimes with poetry appropriate to the month.  650 more words

Words vs. Images, in Aperture's Winter Issue

Aperture, the venerable photography magazine, has dedicated its winter issue to an investigation of the interplay between words and images. Are we becoming more visually literate? 926 more words


News round up: Dyer, Adultery and a riddle solution

A few things that have happened, recently, that I’m keen to point people towards:

  • Having been published in both Lighthouse and Salt’s Best British Short Stories 2014…
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Geoff Dyer

Blog Post No.03- DH Topic of Own Choosing

“How the internet affects my productivity and intelligence (in particular reading)”

The internet is smart – containing the sum of all human knowledge, it would want to be. 1,791 more words

Digital Humanities

Review: Geoff Dyer's But Beautiful

My first memories of listening to jazz are from when I was six or seven, listening to my grandfather’s records alone in the room he had extended out of my grandparents’ home in Christchurch. 688 more words

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