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way past the fast lane, or new turtle blues, first take

Life in the fast lane, Don Henley once told us, meant “everything, all the time.”  It was a good way of describing a certain style of later 1980s production of pop and rock songs. 559 more words

Baggage And Background

Las pesadas levedades de Milan Kundera

La insoportable levedad del ser es un libro profundo pero que podemos apreciarlo como el mar de Cancún: tan cristalino que podemos ver el fondo con claridad, solo con sumergirnos un poco. 191 more words

Lightness and Heaviness

But is heaviness truly deplorable and lightness splendid? The heaviest burden crushes us, we sink beneath it, it pins us to the ground; but it’s simultaneously an image of life’s most intense fulfilment. 67 more words


Quote of the Day

“The worst thing is not that the world is unfree, but that people have unlearned their liberty.

The more indifferent people are to politics, to the interests of others, the more obsessed they become with their own faces. 256 more words


Ghosts of Lovers Past

Ringing in my head, when you broke my chest, ringing in my head, when you broke my chest

Remember Thirteen? I sure do. I remember him so much that even after six months of not seeing his face, I dreamt of him weekly up until a month ago.

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Interviu cu Yan Lianke

Traducător: Lupoaica de stepă

Yan Lianke, scriitor chinez, premiat cu Lu Xun Literary Prize (2000), Lao She Literature Award, 3rd  place Novel Category, (2004), Yazhou Zhoukan „The Best Ten Books Award” for… 4,092 more words