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Fridays are for readers: Freedom

Still on my last 50 pages (out of 706) to finish Freedom by Jonathan Franzen, I can already say I liked it and enjoyed it very much. I like to wonder the actual meaning of books’ titles as much as … Continue reading

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Fridays are for Readers: An Imaginary Life

That was the book that made me discover Australian author David Malouf and as I read the very first lines I immediately feel in love with his writing and this novel. We are taken back to the Roman Empire, and … Continue reading

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Fridays are for Readers: Nocturnes

I must confess. Though it’s an internationally acclaimed writer, I have just recently discovered Kazuo Ishiguro’s books. I had bought one during my last trip to London in October, at Gatwick Airport while waiting to embark on the plane taking … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Hallucinating Foucault.

It was June 2010, right after my graduation and I was walking to the beach with a friend in a small village near somewhere (exactly there). We were relieved after witnessing we had our future in our hands and that, … Continue reading

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Fridays are for Readers: Stupeur et Tremblement

This week we are flying in the far East, but we’re doing through the eyes of a young Belgian woman, Amélie Nothomb. So welcome to Japan. Let’s start from the title: Fear and Trembling. According to Japanese protocol, foreigners wishing … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: The Magus.

Something I learnt since last year is to not have expectations on important things. I know it may sound a bit sad but let me explain the idea. First of all I should say I’m a dreamer (in case you don’t … Continue reading

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Fridays are for Readers: Stack Magazines

We have curious natures, we can’t really help it. And we rejoice about it because it makes us discover pearls like the one I’m about to talk about this Friday. Stack Magazines is a unique subscription service bringing together the … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century.

The Modern Century… through the glass of Henri Cartier-Bresson, one of my Top 2 favourite photographers, and the vision of Peter Galassi. The portrait of a modern society. The portrait of a modern culture (writers and artists… my favourite part … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Suddenly in the Depths of the Forest

Almon the Fisherman, who nobody listened to because everyone made fun of him, was the only one in the entire village who could teach the children that the real world is not only what the eye sees and the ear … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: The solitude of prime numbers

Prime numbers are divisible only by 1 and by themselves. They hold their place in the infinite series of natural numbers, squashed, like all numbers, between two others, but one step further than the rest. They are suspicious, solitary numbers, … Continue reading

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