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Submission (Soumission): New Novel by Michel Houellebecq

Like wildfire, the news of the new Houellebecq novel is spreading throughout the cyberspace. The first post in English that I noticed had appeared in the indispensable… 210 more words

Platform, Michel Houellebecq

It is in our relations with other people that we gain a sense of ourselves; it’s that, pretty much, that makes relations with other people unbearable. 332 more words



Voltei a ver Harry, estava bem; Truman, pelo contrário, envelhecera. Voltámos a ser convidados para jantar, desta vez na companhia de um casal de belgas que se acabara de instalar na região. 202 more words


Whatever --- Extension du domaine de la lutte (1994)

My paternal grandparents were, by any definition, successful biological entities. Married for over 60 years, they both lived into their eighties. They had four children, all sons, all over 6 feet tall. 3,333 more words