Pixel Picks – weekly(ish) links from around the web: interviews, articles, essays, poetry, fiction and non.
This week brings books in translation, The Smiths, poetry annotation, the tarot, and Potter news.
Waiting in the Library line: for book one of Karl Ove Knausgård tome. The Paris Review interviewed the one who is translating it.
This is genius: Genius is a fantastic site that allows users to annotate song lyrics in order to create a collective musical knowledge. I just found that it has a literature section – huzzah!
WordSmith: Zadie Smith and Ali Smith are releasing new books! Ali’s one is entitled Autumn and is the first of a seasonal quartet, and the autumn season is my favourite.
Making the Tarot Literary Again: I recently received a tarot deck as a gift – and I love it! I have wanted one for a long time, reading books (such as The Raven Cycle) that reference the tarot now have so much more meaning. This article looks at how we can take a literary approach to the tarot.
More Potter: J.K. Rowling has released new writing on wizardry in North America. Not Potter, but close enough.
Zadie Smith and Karl Ove Knausgard at the Magazine 2015 Innovator Awards