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A leather lounge chair. (Photo by H. Lefebvre / ClassicStock / Getty Images) Early last week, I was lying on my couch reading a passage from Janet Malcolm’s 1980 report on the characters in and around the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, Psychoanalysis: the impossible profession, to my boyfriend as he sat behind me in a …

– We were able to relaunch elsewhere – said Małgorzata Szydłowska, co-founder, with Bartosz Szydłowski, of the Łaźnia Nowa initiative. In the renovated building of the old school, next to the theater, there will be a space for artists and residents, and on site there will be workshops, concerts, films, performances, discussions and meetings. literary. …

A recent editorial in the Gujarat Sahitya Akademi newspaper Shabdsrushti coined the term “Literary Naxals” to attack the poem “Shav vahini Ganga” by the poet Amreli Parul Khakhar. Now a strong backlash has emerged from state writers, poets, playwrights, artists, filmmakers, activists and intellectuals. A statement with more than 150 signatories says: “We believe that …

Outdoor lunch seems such a nice simple idea. Until they tell you they can definitely take your Friday reservation. No problem. Three weeks later. Even when a second restaurant accepts a reservation, it’s so early that it’s almost breakfast time. Parking near a restaurant with outdoor lunches? Great as long as you’re willing to walk …

In this week’s episode of Extra Spicy, Justin Phillips and I speak to British restaurant critic Jimi Famurewa, who currently writes reviews for London’s. Standard Evening. It’s actually a two-part episode because Jimi and I had so much to talk about, like our feelings about being the “first” so-and-so. (especially him the UK’s leading black …

Parul Khakhar, Vishnu Pandia Counter-view office In a firm statement, more than 170 Gujarat cultural figures, activists and academics strongly protested against “threats” against Gujarati writers in the Gujarat Sahitya Academi newspaper “Shabdsrushti” through an anonymous article titled “No, it is not. a poem is the abuse of a ‘poem’ for anarchy … “ Supposedly …