The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure
: poignant tales of the justly obscure. The entry on Hans Kafka
is a good starting point.
would be one of the choicest blogs around if he updated more, but I suppose I can settle for what there is. If you've never read it, you'll know how good it is when I tell you about a few of the coolest posts: an inquest
on "left-brained" literature, a short review
of John Williams' Stoner
, an appreciation
of the great Shohei Imamura and three part coverage
of the ultimate film, Béla Tarr's Sátántangó
British Literature Blogs
is the brainchild of six British literary bloggers. Each working hard at bringing readers to forgotten or overlooked books, our BritLitBloggers decided that combining their latest blog entries together in one place would highlight the breadth and depth of British literary blogging.
Those big, wonderful book blogs like Paper Cuts
, Guardian Books
, and Poetry Foundation
haven't totally satisfied your book blog bloodlust? [more inside]
The 1st Blooker Prize,
awarded to books based on blogs, goes to the Julie/Julia Project
, "a literary organ", is a new group blog devoted to literary studies and modelled on little magazines gone by.
Samuel Pepy's weblog.
Starting on January 1, 2003, Phil Gyford
will be running Samuel Pepy's diary entries (who's he?
), starting with January 1, 1660. [via Interconnected]