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Michel Houellebecq – the world’s most famous contemporary French author – reflects on familiar topics of politics and power in his highly anticipated eighth novel Annihilate (Annihilate), released on Friday. But the 65-year-old also makes time for love and family ties. A large first edition of 300,000 copies will be released in bookstores on January …

Giada De Laurentiis has been part of the Food Network from the start and clearly knows Italian cuisine. Find out how the author, restaurateur, and TV personality learned to cook. Food Network host Giada De Laurentiis prepares a meal for a network event | Slaven Vlasic / Getty Images for NYCWFF De Laurentiis’ family is …

It has been almost 450 years since Shakespeare asked, “What’s in a name?” In 2012, the Washington Post sought to respond, telling how the government tracks baby names and monitors trends over time. Unsurprisingly, traditional names dominate the top of the pack for people born between 1946 and 1964. This group, commonly referred to as …

“Azor” (unrated, 1 hour 40 minutes, Mubi) A plot that simmers quietly in the realm of big money and political violence in the late 1970s – Argentina follows private banker Ivan (Fabrizio Rongione), newly arrived from Geneva with his wife, Ines (Stéphanie Cleau), to replace a colleague who mysteriously disappeared in Buenos Aires, under military …

CHICAGO – Do you like your dry and sweet Italian beef? Soaked and hot? Or maybe humid and hot and sweet? Ordering Chicago’s beloved sandwich is reminiscent of the drill in a coffee shop ; there is a language to know, a culture to understand, decisions to be made. The city has several famous dishes …

Representative image Mumbai: An employee of a pharmaceutical company was recently duped for Rs 2.5 lakh by a cyber fraud who impersonated a manager of a mobile service provider and tricked him into transferring the silver. The executive then approached the Bandra police station and lodged a complaint. The 58-year-old complainant said he received a …

Tomorrow is Christmas and, if I needed a refresher, I just watched the 1938 film “A Christmas Carol” based on the Charles Dickens short story. Sadly, this is our second ‘Covid Christmas’, which is why I’m hoping for a well-deserved happy holiday. That’s why I’m keeping my fingers crossed. (Which could also explain the typos.) …

UBS Group AG UBS lodged an appeal with the Court of Cassation against the decision of the Court of Appeal. Last week, the court ordered the Swiss bank to pay a fine of 3.75 million euros for illegal solicitation and laundering of tax evasion proceeds from high net worth clients. The penalty has been reduced …

Thomas Page, CNN Julia Ducournau lights a cigarette, as if to punctuate her point. The French writer-director dreamed of love in her film “Titanium”, a backline buried under much hysteria since winning the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year. Love, she insisted, is the foundation of the whole movie, even if …

The title of the book comes from William Wordsworth’s homage in 1802 to the Haitian revolutionary Toussaint L’Ouverture: “There is not a breath of the common wind / That will forget you” – a wind that carried ideas propagated by sailors, slaves and free people of color. engaged in Atlantic trade. Julius Sherrod Scott III …