Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

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Sunday Reading

Boys reading the comics from the Sunday papers

This week I’ve been working my way through David Peace’s new novel, Red or Dead. It is outstanding, although perhaps an acquired taste as it combines football with some proper modernist writing, but if you have the slightest interest in either you really should pick this book up.

I’ve also been reading the following shorter pieces, all well worth a look:

Image from State Library of New South Wales, via Flickr

Sunday Reading

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Welcome to the working week

Elvis Costello wrote and recorded his first album while also working as a computer operator for the Elizabeth Arden factory, only resigning when his record company agreed to match his salary. Lambchop’s Kurt Wagner continued his day job of laying floors even once they became successful. The story went that the group sat down on stage as they would generally all be worn out from their day jobs. Read the rest of this entry »