Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Convalescence: Day Thirteen

This is brilliant.

From the Guardian:

"Describing the suspension of (Nacho Carretero’s Fariña, a 2015 expose of drug trafficking in Galicia) from sale as as a “disproportionate and anachronistic measure … to prevent people from reading the story”, the Booksellers Guild of Madrid has launched the website Finding Fariña which uses a digital tool to trawl through the text of Don Quixote to find and highlight the 80,000 words that make up Fariña, allowing users to read the book despite the ban."


Requiescat in pace: Cecil Taylor

I saw Cecil Taylor perform only once, at the Baird Auditorium of the Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, on November 30, 1984. It ...