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 Sign up for our weekly email * 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 just £1 per issue More Related articles As I get older, my taste in music is leaning towards jangly new psychedelic guitar bands How Native American culture fought back against the colonisers Are celebrities deliberately messing up their award show performances?