Tag Archives: New York

The literary bubble

I think I posted this on my old blog, but it’s worth repeating anyway. From The Paris Review’s “Art of Fiction” interview with a young-ish John Updike.

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Before Tracey Emin

Debbie Harry in her New York apartment, 1970s. Photo by Chris Stein. [Via PunkAndStuff]

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A cautionary tale for all columnists

In the end, you always risk outstaying your welcome…. From a 2005 British Journalism Review article by Tom Stoppard, whose fascination with the news business dates back to his apprenticeship on the Western Daily Press, a staid broadsheet I used to deliver on … Continue reading

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“For every working journalist in America there are now 4.6 PR people.” The FT on the blurring of the line between news and public relations. Now that he is 80, Leonard Cohen has started smoking again. Should the elderly stop … Continue reading

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