Brasil: A Photo Book by Kristin Capp.  Get yours today, plus limited edition prints!

Brasil: A Photo Book by Kristin Capp. Get yours today, plus limited edition prints!

A very talented photographer, Kristin Capp, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to publish a book of her incredible photos from Brazil, all taken on her Rolleiflex camera on real film. If you support the campaign, you can receive a book…

"This Charming Man" Review: Jay Z, Picasso, and the Artist As Fetish Object.

“This Charming Man” Review: Jay Z, Picasso, and the Artist As Fetish Object.

Insightful review in the New Yorker of Jay Z’s Magna Carta album. I’ve watched the “Picasso Baby” clip twice now and although it’s mesmerizing, something about it is also off-putting to me. At first glance, it seems like Jay Z…

Saramago Passes/ Perdemos Saramago.

“Just as definitive death is the ultimate fruit of the will to forget, so the will to remember will perpetuate our lives.” José Saramago passed away yesterday, according to a post on his foundation’s website. Here’s the first portion of…

Boys and Girls Like You and Me, stories by Aryn Kyle

My friend Aryn’s amazing collection of short stories was released on Wednesday. Aryn Kyle, whose first novel was hailed as “reason for readers to rejoice” (USA TODAY) turns her gift for storytelling to the lives of girls and women in…

Visualizing Literature

While browsing this other blog I like called Information is Beautiful, I came across the work of graphic artist Stefanie Posavec. According to David McCandless, the blog’s author and designer, Posavec’s work “is concerned with the unveiling of things unseen.”…

Uma bela entrevista com Carlos Herculano Lopes

Para vocês que falam Português, tem uma ótima entrevista com o escritor Carlos Herculano Lopes. Ele escreveu vários livros, entre eles: A Dança dos Cabelos, Memórias da Sede, Sombras de Julho, e Coração aos Pulos. O seu romance mais recente,…