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Essential: Essays by The Minimalists

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The best of The Minimalists.  This book by Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus collects the most relevant essays—some short, some long—from their popular website, TheMinimalists.com. This collection has been edited and organized to create…
Bad feminist
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|February 19, 2015

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Van de schrijver van In ongetemde staat Slechte feministe bevat essays over politiek, cultuur en feminisme, geschreven door een van de belangrijkste stemmen van de hedendaagse vrouwelijke intelligentsia, Roxane Gay. ‘Als vrouw schiet ik tekort. Als feministe…
The Last Word: Reviving the Dying Art of Eulogy
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|May 15, 2017

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A lively examination of why the modern eulogy should rest in peace. In the spirit of the reckoning Elaine Scarry, Susan Sontag, Jessica Mitford, and Maggie Nelson have done with death and grief, critic Julia Cooper contemplates the debased art of eulogy. While…
Lettres à Anne (1962-1995)
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|October 13, 2016

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En 1962, un homme politique français de quarante-six ans rencontre à Hossegor, chez ses parents, une jeune fille de dix-neuf ans. La première lettre qu'il lui adresse le 19 octobre 1962 sera suivie de mille deux cent dix-sept autres qui se déploieront, sans…
Symposium
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|January 20, 1994

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In his celebrated masterpiece, Symposium, Plato imagines a high-society dinner-party in Athens in 416 BC at which the guests include the comic poet Aristophanes and, of course, Plato's mentor Socrates. The power, humour, and pathos of Plato's creation engages the…
Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race
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|August 14, 2017

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No two curries are the same. This Curry asks why the dish is supposed to represent everything brown people eat, read, and do. Curry is a dish that doesn't quite exist, but, as this hilarious and sharp essay points out, a dish that doesn't properly exist can have…
Essayism
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|June 7, 2017

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Imagine a type of writing so hard to define its very name means a trial, effort or attempt. An ancient form with an eye on the future, a genre poised between tradition and experiment. The essay wants above all to wander, but also to arrive at symmetry and…
Free Me
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|May 22, 2017

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By living "in the moment," people avoid confusion. If there is no data from the past, nor any future to consider, there is no confusion because there is no conflicting data if the only data is the real-time, in-the-moment facts. Philosophers, however, can create…
Emil Lux: Das Kriegstagebuch des Remscheider Werkzeuggroßhändlers und OBI-Mitgründers

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Anfang 1941: Emil Lux aus Remscheid muss - wie viele andere junge Männer auch - in die Wirren des zweiten Weltkriegs ziehen. Sein Einsatz führt ihn nach Russland. Auf dem Weg dorthin erlebt er viele Entbehrungen und die Schrecken des Krieges in ihrer vollen Härte…
I Loved Myself Here: A story of the bruised but not broken

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My heart has been hurting since I was a teenage girl. I would allow myself to be in relationships while living in constant fear the entire time that I wasn't good enough. I inherited the habit of wearing my heart on my sleeve. I ended up dragging that with me…
Banor
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|April 5, 2017

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Ce livre est une étude d'une langue parlée par 6000 personnes environs. Improprement nommée Batanga, la langue Banor mérite d'être connue par un plus grand nombre de gens. Cette étude aborde la logique propre à cette langue. Ce n'est pas un précis de grammaire.…
Chez les fous
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|February 8, 2017

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Après avoir dénoncé les bagnes de Guyane et Biribi, c’est à une autre forme d’enfermement qu’Albert Londres entend s’attaquer : les asiles d’aliénés.Se heurtant une fois encore à la mauvaise volonté des autorités administratives, le grand reporter tentera même de…