1. theparisreview:

    “Writing is making sense of life.” RIP Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, who has died at age 90. Read her 1983 Art of Fiction interview.

     

  2. TEN OF THE BEST AMERICAN ROAD TRIP FILMS

    dazeddigital:

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    Hit the highway with our fav American road movies

     
  3. millionsmillions:

    The big second-half 2014 preview is here at last, and it’s a doozy — with books by Haruki Murakami, David Mitchell, Ian McEwan, Marilynn Robinson, Denis Johnson, Hilary Mantel, Margaret Atwood, and 77 more.

     
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  5. newyorker:

    Twenty-five years later, a look at powerful photographs of the Tiananmen Square protests, and the government crackdown that followed: http://nyr.kr/1kEVKfN

    Above: People’s Liberation Army soldiers leap over a barrier on Tiananmen Square, on June 4, 1989. Photograph by Catherine Henriette/AFP/Getty.

    (Source: newyorker.com)

     
  6. latenightseth:

    In 1993, Louis C.K. was a staff writer on Late Night. Over 20 years later, when casting a younger version of himself on his show Louie, he chose Conner O’Malley… a staff writer on Late Night.

    演得很好哎他

     
  7. andthemissingpieces:

    Twin Peaks fans in Japan who purchase The Entire Mystery on Blu-ray will also receive a blue rose T-shirt
     
    Click here to preorder from Amazon Japan: http://amzn.to/Rfl44S

     
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  10. bbook:

    Misery, damnit! Clearly. You may argue: Orgasm. Yes, that’s fine enough. But, orgasms, Ferraris, and other pleasures. Yes, but with death and suffering at the other end of the scale, these weigh more, I think. And there’s much more suffering and pain than pleasure. And when you enjoy a spring day, that too is a kind of melancholy.

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY LARS! Enjoy a taste of his early work HERE.