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Alex Caldiero: Astrophysicist at Large

This morning I began reading a manuscript Alex gave me last week. He has been reproducing his notebooks, most recently the three-volume set from 2005: “It rains even on who’s wet.” I posted photos of several earlier reproductions here. This, however, … Continue reading

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Žarko Radaković: Art Critic and Photographer

I wrote earlier about notebooks, specifically about the notebooks of Peter Handke, Žarko Radaković, and Alex Caldiero — three writers whose work I admire and for whose friendship I am grateful. 107 images cut from Handke’s notebooks — cut out … Continue reading

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Peter Handke: Drawings from Notebooks

After posting some pages from Alex’s three new books I found this current exhibition of drawings from Peter Handke’s notebooks at the Galerie Klaus Gerrit Friese in Berlin. Both authors draw and write and write and draw. Neither is a … Continue reading

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It rains even on who’s wet: POMS 2005 by Alex Caldiero

Alex’s new work — newly presented, that is, since these are taken from his notebooks written and drawn in 2005. Words are no longer “enough like things,” a poem in the first volume complains, and one way to read these … Continue reading

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Come gather ’round people of Amerdica

Friday night, at Ken Sander’s Rare Books in Salt Lake City, there was an event celebrating Bob Dylan’s inauguration as winner of the Nobel Prize for literature. Alex Caldiero opened the performance with his own poem written as a DADA … Continue reading

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Daily Dose of Immortality

This is not a book. This is a work in the making for quite some time (a little over 25 years). It is the nature of such work to extend itself directly into its maker. Indeed, from the moment Scott … Continue reading

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What a Book! What a Performance! What a Night!

Alex launched his new book last night at Ken Sanders’ Rare Books. Here is Michael McLane’s photo of Alex as he began: The audience filled the place, with the crowd stretching out the open door onto the street. Alex was … Continue reading

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BIRTHDAY/BOOKDAY

On the 23 of September 2016, Alex Caldiero celebrates his 67th birthday. On the 27 of September he celebrates the birth of his new book Who Is the Dancer, What Is the Dance at Ken Sanders Rare Books in Salt … Continue reading

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Two Friends, Three New Books

Near the end of September, new books by my dear friends of three decades will appear. The title Kafana means tavern or pub. The narrator sits at a table in the living room of his apartment, staring out the window … Continue reading

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Locarno Film Festival: Premiere of a Film by Corinna Belz on Peter Handke

Peter Handke – Bin im Wald. Kann sein, dass ich mich verspäte… (Peter Handke – In the Woods, Might Be Late) Germany · 2016 · DCP · Color · 89′ · o.v. German/French The filmmaker explores the life and work … Continue reading

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