Just like Pagliacci did, I try to keep my sadness hid
Bookplates are wonderful things.
"Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson set out to catalog and trace the provenance of every stuffed polar bear in the entire British Isles". Wonderful idea.
An extract from his new book Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand.
- Jarvis Cocker reads J. D. Salinger's The Laughing Man
One of my heroes and my favourite author combined. Available as a podcast (follow the link to itunes from jarvspace).
- Taming of the shrews
Extract from Iain Sinclair's new book London: City of Disappearances (thanks Lucy).