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I will admit […] that writing does do something to one’s memory — that at times it can have the effect of an album of childhood photographs, in which each image replaces the memory it aimed to preserve.

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Essential Reading: December 2014

I’ve been neglecting this blog for about a month now and I just came back to update my required reading for the last month of 2014. 768 more words



It is in a house that one is alone. Not outside it, but inside. Outside, in the garden, there are birds and cats. […] One does not find solitude, one creates it.

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Stray Thoughts

What a Translator Can Learn From Marguerite Duras

A translator will have to face a myriad of philosophical problems throughout the course of his or her translation, not the least of which concerns itself with authorial intent. 981 more words


El amor es un animal imperfecto

Yann Lemée era un tímido estudiante francés de filosofía, nacido en la localidad bretona de Caen, en 1952. Un día leyó la novela Los caballitos de Tarquinia… 1,078 more words

Gabinete Caligari

Premiere Thursday for Exotism.

a few movies to keep you lingering for another scenery.

The Blue Lagoon (older version).

       A bit of a RobinsonCrusoé situation but in this case, two children are involved. 550 more words

Premiere Thursday.

Hiroshima Mon Amour - Official Trailer

A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.