Mueller, whose mother was sent to a Soviet work camp for five years and who herself was harassed by the Romanian Securitate secret police after refusing to be an informer, made her debut in 1982 with a collection of short stories.
Romanian-born German writer Herta Mueller, who charted the hardships and humiliations of Nicolae Ceausescu’s brutal regime, has won the 2009 Nobel literature prize.
Romanian-born German author Herta Mueller is announced as the winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Booker White – Aberdeen Mississippi Blues HIFI
I received this email message yesterday, regarding Dan Brown’s new thriller, The Lost Symbol. It looks like the Illuminati have shut down freemasons.org, to prevent further secrets from being revealed.
Here are some more examples of the sketches I put in Artist Edition books! Each sketch is unique and totally unpredictable.
This is a reminder that these special edition books are currently available through October 11 only, and that the opportunity will not be offered again until next spring
A woman observes an untitled work by British artist Roger Hiorns at Tate Modern in London today. Photo: EFE/Andy Rain. VIA
John Lennon & Yoko Ono, ‘Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins’ (1968)
Many retailers stocked the album inside a brown paper bag. Even the band was divided as to whether or not to release this album cover.
Give me fuel, give me fire, give me…flow charts! This week’s flow chart from Doogie Horner details heavy metal band names.
By Cory Doctorow on fashion
Scott Truemetalradio Maxwell’s “Heavy Metal Laundry Tips” are not only convulsively funny, they also sound like pretty good damned advice for keeping your t-shirts fresh and none-more-black.
TERROR: “Sura 44 (A–B)” shows the towers of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11. (Sandow Birk / Catharine Clark Gallery / March 26)
Long Beach artist’s illustrations of a new take on Koran