Remains of the day: Lazy Friday edition

  • The Independent presents excerpts from graphic artist Chris Ware’s new work, Building Stories.
  • Harold Pinter prepares to perform Beckett. Frankly, the very thought gives me screaming thigh sweats, but Colm Toibin manages to contain himself enough to report on the situation. (Via.)
  • Reaction in Turkey to Orhan Pamuk’s Nobel has been a bit mixed. “We can’t quite see Pamuk as ‘one of us,'” reports a prominent Turkish editor in his column on the win.


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