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Today, life is fast. It vaporizes morals. Futility suits the postmodern, for words as well as things. Bur that doesn’t keep us from asking questions: how to live, and why?
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(Re)reading from first to last, as I have recently, Michel Houellebecq’s entire body of translated work leaves me in little doubt that he is the only novelist in the west truly capturing the pernicious effects on individuals living through this latest manifestation of capitalism, a neoliberalism whose influence reaches deep into notions of individualism and identity. 142 more words
Daniel Poirier (Creative Director) is reading The Map and the Territory by Michel Houellebecq.
One of Houellebecq’s greatest strengths as a writer is a seemingly unlimited number of lenses that he uses to telescope the reader’s distance from any given passage. 606 more words