Culture 6 January 2010 Culture Vulture: pick of the blogs Five highlights from the arts world, on Schubert, photography and the future of black literature Print HTML 1. Unquiet Thoughts (New Yorker): Schubert and Beckett Alex Ross on Samuel Beckett's love of Schubert. 2. Speakeasy (Wall Street Journal): Hard times for black literature A warning from the poet, essayist and novelist Ishmael Reed. 3. We Make Money Not Art Favourite images from the World Press Photo Exhibition. 4. Pitchfork: 2009 Readers Poll Readers pick their favourite music of the past year. 5. Guardian Books Blog: New Year reading resolutions Time to turn over a new leaf? › Mandelson to the rescue Subscribe from £1 a week Subscribe More Related articles Women don’t make concept albums: how BBC Four’s When Pop Went Epic erases popular music’s diverse history The Hollow Crown and the tricky question of staging the Henry VI plays Is Apple Music really deleting users’ songs without their consent?