Pixel Picks. XIII

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.

Enjoy.

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.

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Zadie Smith and Karl Ove Knausgard at the Magazine 2015 Innovator Awards

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