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New (sub)Urbanism: The Copyrighting of Public Space ‘…Warren Wimmer’s attempts to photograph Anish Kapoor’s sculpture, Cloud Gate. When Wimmer set up his tripod and camera to shoot the sculpture, security guards stopped him, demanding that they show him a permit. (via Land + Living)…’ 9 contemporary poets reading themselves through modernism ‘…Three nights of readings […]

The Illegitimate Extension

More generous offerings of excerpts from good books I own; I’ve been moving things on to the new set of shelves I’ve just finished building and unearthing a few delights. Tonight it’s the turn of How to Write, Think and Speak Correctly edited by C.E.M Joad and published quite-a-long-time-ago (there’s no date in it) by […]