Miriam Bridenne | June 9, 2021
Canoës, the splendid collection of interconnected short stories--or a novel in pieces, your choice--that Kerangal has just released places itself equally in this balance between life and death. The author explores how grief traverses her characters through a minute study of their voices.
Canoës, the splendid collection of interconnected short stories--or a novel in pieces, your choice--that Kerangal has just released places itself equally in this balance between life and death. The author explores how grief traverses her characters through a minute study of their voices.
Canoës, the splendid collection of interconnected short stories--or a novel in pieces, your choice--that Kerangal has just released places itself…
Miriam Bridenne | June 9, 2021
The silence that surrounds the Algerian War occupies a central place in The Art of Losing, the outstanding novel by Alice Zeniter that borrows its title from nothing less than the exceptional poem One by Elizabeth Bishop--the last two stanzas of which resonate particularly well with the fate of Ali and his family.
The silence that surrounds the Algerian War occupies a central place in The Art of Losing, the outstanding novel by Alice Zeniter that borrows its title from nothing less than the exceptional poem One by Elizabeth Bishop--the last two stanzas of which resonate particularly well with the fate of Ali…
The silence that surrounds the Algerian War occupies a central place in The Art of Losing, the outstanding novel by…
Adam Hocker | June 3, 2021
it is no surprise that Artaud found kinship in the figure of Vincent Van Gogh, whose tortured life and exceptional talents mirrored his own. Outraged at the French psychiatrist François-Joachim Beer's public assessment of Van Gogh as a madman during a retrospective exhibit of his work in 1947, Artaud decided to write a poem/essay in defense of the great artist…
it is no surprise that Artaud found kinship in the figure of Vincent Van Gogh, whose tortured life and exceptional talents mirrored his own. Outraged at the French psychiatrist François-Joachim Beer's public assessment of Van Gogh as a madman during a retrospective exhibit of his work in 1947, Artaud decided…
it is no surprise that Artaud found kinship in the figure of Vincent Van Gogh, whose tortured life and exceptional…
Miriam Bridenne | May 20, 2021
Paris, the 1970s. Héloïse and Esther meet at the prestigious Ecole Alsacienne. Their friendship is immediate and will remain unwavering.
Paris, the 1970s. Héloïse and Esther meet at the prestigious Ecole Alsacienne. Their friendship is immediate and will remain unwavering.
Paris, the 1970s. Héloïse and Esther meet at the prestigious Ecole Alsacienne. Their friendship is immediate and will remain unwavering.
Adam Hocker | May 11, 2021
This book is a gem for anyone who appreciates unusual music and will nourish the eyes and ears of those with a taste for the off-kilter. Honestly, the list of essential albums at the end is worth the price of admission in itself!
This book is a gem for anyone who appreciates unusual music and will nourish the eyes and ears of those with a taste for the off-kilter. Honestly, the list of essential albums at the end is worth the price of admission in itself!
This book is a gem for anyone who appreciates unusual music and will nourish the eyes and ears of those…
Alice de Reviers | May 6, 2021
Julia Deck’s first novel offers us a troubling, yet never despairing, dive into madness by questioning the stability of the subject - and uses some very fun writing tricks to do so.
Julia Deck’s first novel offers us a troubling, yet never despairing, dive into madness by questioning the stability of the subject - and uses some very fun writing tricks to do so.
Julia Deck’s first novel offers us a troubling, yet never despairing, dive into madness by questioning the stability of the…
Miriam Bridenne | May 5, 2021
In the dramatic years between 1870 and the end of World War II, a number of prominent French Jews invested their fortunes in France’s cultural artifacts, sacrificed their sons to the country’s army, and were ultimately rewarded by seeing their collections plundered and their families deported to Nazi concentration camps.
In the dramatic years between 1870 and the end of World War II, a number of prominent French Jews invested their fortunes in France’s cultural artifacts, sacrificed their sons to the country’s army, and were ultimately rewarded by seeing their collections plundered and their families deported to Nazi concentration camps.
In the dramatic years between 1870 and the end of World War II, a number of prominent French Jews invested…
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