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Click to enlarge ARIES: March 21 – April 19: The poet Joshua Jennifer Espinoza writes: “I name my body the girl of my dreams / I name my body proximity / I name my body full of hope despite everything”. I like his idea that we can give our bodies funny names, titles and descriptors. …

Italian writer Carlo Lucarelli, 2006 | Creative Commons LYON, France — As the world begins to wake up and we enter the post-containment period, in France the festival’s first big comeback, just before the Cannes Film Festival reopens, was the Quais du Polar which had just been s ‘finish. It is the world festival of …

Since assuming the role of Dior’s first female artistic director, Maria Grazia Chiuri has incorporated a feminist touch into all of her work. In her inaugural collection, models strutted the runway for Spring 2017 in “We Should All Be Feminists” t-shirts, inspired by Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s essay. Chiuri has since collaborated with a …

The Vixen, by Francine Prose (Harper). Harvard graduate Simon Putnam, the narrator of this novel, which takes place during McCarthy’s time, finds a position at a prestigious publishing house, where he is soon tasked with revising a salacious pot of mysterious author. The book is full of anti-Communist propaganda, aimed at capitalizing on Rosenberg’s recent …

The Franco-Algerian author (and actress) Samira Sedira believes that the role of a writer is not to judge or to take sides, but to “try to get closer to the shadows”. Inspired by a murder case in 2003 in a small French village, his tense novel, skillfully translated by Lara Vergnaud, does just that. Anna …

Marc Hage, Capital city (A public space, 2020) The pandemic may have closed many storefronts in New York City, but local businesses were closing, and not always being replaced, in neighborhoods across the socio-economic spectrum, long before COVID-19 changed the landscape. urban. Mark Hage’s moody photo documentary book, Capital city (2020), published by A Public …

Single mothers represent 85% of the 2 million single-parent families in France. Victims of a double glass ceiling, they remained invisible for a long time. Now they are determined to make their voices heard and defend their rights. * * * “We have the impression that you are losing your motivation. These words fell like …

Palomar, the main Italian production company which is part of the Mediawan group, has opted for the rights to adapt “Fresh water for flowers”, the best-selling novel by French author Valérie Perrin. Palomar will be directing an international television series based on the book. Founded by Carlo Degli Esposti in the 1980s, Rome-based Palomar is …

The novel deals in part with the exploitation of the Rosenbergs, executed in 1953 for espionage, accused of spying for Russia while it was trying to build an atomic bomb. (Prose said she often returns to how “historical tragedy has been turned into kitsch.”) The book itself, however, respects them. “It’s the most difficult tone …

Tribune press service Amritsar, June 26 The Majha House hosted an event where renowned writers were invited to read excerpts from their memoirs. The event moderated by Preeti Gill, founder of Majha House, invited prominent names like renowned scholar and music exponent Madan Gopal Singh, renowned writer and psychiatrist Anirudh Kala, author Pratyaksha, Madiha Arsalan, …