La République des livres: Rudolf Noureev et son ange gardien

La République des livres: Rudolf Noureev et son ange gardien

On sait généralement combien de temps un auteur consacre à l’écriture d’un livre mais on ignore qu’il peut mettre des années à ne pas l’écrire, à décliner les sollicitations des éditeurs, à se créer des obstacles, à affronter son propre déni face à la nécessité de l’écrire. Michel Canesi aura mis trente ans à ne […]

Los Angeles Review of Books: Here Be Monstrous Architects: On Joshua Comaroff and Ong Ker-Shing’s “Horror in Architecture”

WHILE DRIVING THROUGH a neighborhood that endlessly replicates clone homes or traveling a city where once bustling factories have shuttered their industry, one might wonder who designed these domestic dystopias and apocalyptic sites. In Horror in Architecture: The Reanimated Edition (2024), Joshua Comaroff and Ong Ker-Shing provide an answer: modernity did. With the grotesque expansion […]

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Electric Literature: Black Americans Are Collectively Assumed To Be Socially and Politically Liberal

“Black Feminism For Beyonce, Megan, and Me” by Jennifer Stewart When Beyoncé released her self-titled album in 2013, I realized I might be a feminist. “Flawless,” was a self-affirming, feminist anthem complete with a recording of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reading from her seminal work We Should All Be Feminists. I was so enamored that I […]

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