Tag Archives: J.G. Ballard

Badass Doppelgänger to Burroughs, Ballard, and Dylan Dies, Leaves Big Hole in the World

His name was Carl Weissner.  How the hell did I never hear about this guy? I mean, it’s true that literary translators get far too little recognition outside their own circles for the work that they do, but still. Weissner’s … Continue reading

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The Misanthrope and Winnie-the-Pooh

There’s a new toy on the internet for book lovers. It’s called the Literature Map, and it’s both awesome and awesomely confusing. Here’s the idea. You enter the name of a favourite author and hit “continue.” The next thing you … Continue reading

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