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Sottomissione - di Michel Houellebecq

Sottomissione racconta l’alienante storia di un professore universitario della Sorbona di Parigi; uomo sulla quarantina, ateo, intellettuale, tendenzialmente single ma spesso in compagnia di una delle sue studentesse. 398 more words


Michel Houellebecq Writing About Lovecraft in New York City

Michel Houellebecq writing about HPL’s time in New York City in “H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life“:

“But Lovecraft was forced to live in New York, where he came to know hatred, disgust, and fear, otherwise stimulating sentiments.   560 more words


Whatever, Michel Houellebecq


This book is much like French cinema: a little odd and quirky, yet utterly brilliant. The narrative follows the unnamed protagonist’s lonely, isolated and sex-free life. 107 more words

Emma Clarke

Fifty Shades of Michel Houellebecq

Wednesday evening, on the cusp of a snowstorm, a coterie of Francophiles and French expatriates gathered at Albertine bookstore on New York’s Upper East Side, just a few blocks from the French Embassy — and in front of our computers, for the event was also live-streamed — to discuss Michel Houellebecq, who is now perhaps the most controversial novelist in the world. 667 more words


Michel Houellebecq, Bernard Henri-Lévy, Wrogowie publiczni

Właśnie skończyłem „Wrogów publicznych”, tom zbierający korespondencję dwóch znanych francuzów, Michela Houellebecq’a i Bernarda- Henri Levi’ego. Obaj autorzy, wywołujący dyskusje i dzielący świat według swoich zwolenników i przeciwników, w listach rozliczają się z zaletami i wadami losu, jaki dla siebie wybrali, losu pisarza. 1,665 more words

Michel Houellebecq, Sottomissione

Finalmente terminato, non senza difficoltà, il V/2015. Si tratta di un romanzo visionario e iperrealista che si trova ai primi posti in classifica soprattutto in relazione ai recenti eventi di Charlie Hebdo. 68 more words

Francesca Ogana

The first drop

La chimie rend heureux, la poésie rend triste,
Il faudrait arriver à une science unique
(Michel Houellebecq, Après-midi Boulevard Pasteur).

A leaky burette is a terrible thing, a negation of one’s self, a veritable loss of identity. 563 more words

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