Performativizing Papyrocentricity #72

Papyrocentric Performativity Presents…

Homing in the Gloaming – Homing: On Pigeons, Dwellings and Why We Return, Jon Day (John Murray 2019)

Niceberg – The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music, Dave Grohl (Simon & Schuster 2021)

Nasty Lastly – Nasty Endings 1, compiled by Dennis Pepper (Oxford University Press 2001)

Daysed and ConfusedHawkwind: Days of the Underground: Radical Escapism in the Age of Paranoia, Joe Banks (Strange Attractor 2020)

World-Wide Wipe-Out – Empty World, John Christopher (1977)

Chuck Off – Post Office, Charles Bukowski (1971)

#AllDayDong – Dong, Peter Sotos and Sam Salatta (TransVisceral Books 2022)

Meet the Maverick Munch-Bunch… – Naked Krunch: The Sinister, Sordid and Strangely Scrumptious Story of SavSnaq, Dr David M. Mitchell (Savoy Books 2022)


Or Read a Review at Random: RaRaR

Les Mains de Montesquiou

Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fézensac, Henri Lucien Doucet (1879)


Passionately Pre-Posted…

Portrait of a Peacock — Cornelia Otis Skinner’s biographical sketch of Montesquiou
Le Paon dans les Pyrénées — review of Julian Barnes’ The Man in the Red Coat (2019)

Elsewhere Other-Accessible…

The hands of Robert de Montesquiou at Strange Flowers

I Say, I Sigh, I Sow #14

“In a very real sense, the Holocaust, as the ultimate moral and aesthetic obscenity, was also the ultimate drum-solo.” — Simon Whitechapel, 31i18

Performativizing Papyrocentricity #71

Papyrocentric Performativity Presents…

Clive DriveUnreliable Memoirs (1980) and Always Unreliable: The Memoirs (2001), Clive James

Nou’s WhoArt Nouveau, Camilla de la Bedoyere (Flame Tree Publishing 2005)

Hit and MistletoeThrough It All I’ve Always Laughed, Count Arthur Strong (Faber & Faber 2013)

Beauties and BeastsShardik, Richard Adams (1974)


Or Read a Review at Random: RaRaR

Bee Here Now

Russian Bee Stamps 2005


British Bee Stamps 2015


Elsewhere other-accessible

Royal Mail bee stamps designed to raise awareness of species