Los Angeles Review of Books: Pull the Red Thread: On Alice Rohrwacher’s “La chimera”

IT’S A CLASSIC cop-out twist ending: it was all just a dream. What about a film that begins with one? A girl in an embroidered dress sliding off her shoulders, red thread unraveling at her bare feet. A happy day, but her brows are sad, upturned. The sun sparks between the shadows of tall grasses […]

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ActuaLitté: Tombée aux mains des promoteurs, Paris n’est plus une fête

ActuaLitté: Tombée aux mains des promoteurs, Paris n’est plus une fête

Il y eut Les Furtifs d’Alain Damasio, explorant un avenir où en France, l’espace public en tant que bien commun a été totalement privatisé. Par conséquent, les citoyens achètent des droits d’accès. Les riches en tout cas. Et l’ouvrage restait une fiction : dans Paris n’est plus une fête, Hacène Belmessous propose le revers de la médaille. Un essai cette fois, rendant le roman de Damasio plus terrifiant encore.

Electric Literature: 7 Poetry Collections by Chinese Indonesian Writers

Electric Literature: 7 Poetry Collections by Chinese Indonesian Writers

Growing up as a Chinese Indonesian, I never thought a person who looked like me would have a place in literature. My dream of being a writer seemed impossible. To this day, a Google search for “Chinese Indonesian poets” yields no results. The lack of Chinese Indonesian voices, especially in poetry, mirrors a long history […]

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