The 30 Greatest ‘Paris Review’ Covers Ever →
Flavorwire curates a list of their favourite 30 covers of The Paris Review (via Paris Review). Interesting to me that, despite covering some fifty plus years, the magazine’s cover has maintained a sort of classical/retro aesthetic… save, maybe, for that one with the gun in the hollowed-out book, but even that is sort of James Bond-ish.
Director's Cut: Federer as Religious Experience →
Grantland has a nice little piece framing David Foster Wallace’s magnificent 2006 article about seeing Roger Federer at Wimbledon. Wallace writes about tennis as incisively and eloquently as he wrote about anything else; Wallace’s singular perception and facility with language effaces the boundary between sports journalism and fiction, collapsing any previous distinctions under the...
What has changed here since yesterday? At first sight, it’s really the...– from Georges Perec’s An Attempt At Exhausting A Place In Paris (trans. Marc Lowenthal).