Posts tagged Jean-Luc Godard
Termite Tracks: “Routine Pleasures” and the Paradoxes of Collectivity (2009) by Michael Ned Holte
Like clockwork, from 1958 to 1993, the Model Railroaders Club would meet every Tuesday night near San Diego, in a hangar at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Jimmy Durante Boulevard, and run model trains. The word ‘hobby’, implying the business of amateurs, is surely too moderate for the concerns of these ‘train people’, for whom work and leisure are seemingly indistinguishable.
One Classic, One Modern: The Brief Correspondence of Roberto Bolaño and Enrique Lihn by Annette Leddy
The papers of Enrique Lihn, Chilean poet, novelist, playwright, and critic, came to rest some ten years ago in beige boxes of brown folders in the chilly vaults of the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. Within these multiple enclosures lie a few pieces of correspondence from the author Roberto Bolaño, who was then living in Gerona, Spain, to Lihn in Santiago, including the postcard shown above.