Guy de Maupassant’s novel points at the privilege to just live and the nothingness the nobility makes of it.
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Ibeyi – Mama says – liveIbeyi are French-Cuban twins Lisa- Kaindé und Naomi Diaz. They create beautiful music based on their Cuban and Yoruban roots that sounds both really contemporary and timeless. I am enthralled. My first big discovery of the 2015. (found via All Songs Considered)(Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Patrick Modiano wins the Nobel prize in literature
Every other year, when the Nobel prize in literature is awarded, I am reminded that I took the focus of my British and North American literature degree too serious. Every other year the prize goes to an author I haven’t read (yet.) This year it is French writer Patrick Modiano, not well known outside of …
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In France, the tasseled loafer makes its own peculiar political statement. John Vinocur, the executive editor of The International Herald Tribune, said that the shoes were worn, actually flaunted, by young rightists in the mid-1980’s who wished to demonstrate their distaste for the Socialist Government…To them, the preppiness of the shoe represented American prosperity and …