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    EDLS #33

    The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirious of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn of say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars. On the road – Jack Kerouac Description On the Road is a novel by American writer Jack Kerouac, based on the travels of Kerouac and his friends across the United States. It is considered a defining work of the postwar Beat and Counterculture generations, with its protagonists living life against a backdrop of jazz, poetry,…

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    EDLS #32

    The sun sets The weapons Wake up Tonight again we distroy Tonight again we kill The morning It is raining It is raining on the city and its ruins It is raining on the bodies and their wounds Syngué Sabour – Atik Rahimi Description : In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a…

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    EDLS #31

    Beautiful means “full of beauty”. Beautiful is not about how you look on the outside. Beautiful is about what you’re made of. Beautiful people spend time discovering what their idea of beauty on this earth is. They know themselves well enough to know what they love. And they love themselves enough to fill up with a little of their particular kind of beauty each day. Love Warrior – Glennon Doyle Melton Description : Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out – three happy children, a doting spouse, and a writing career so successful that her first book catapulted to the top of…

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    EDLS #30

    Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever. All the light we cannot see – Anthony Doerr Résumé : Ce livre nous entraîne, du Paris de l’Occupation à l’effervescence de la Libération, dans le sillage de deux héros dont la guerre va bouleverser l’existence : Marie-Laure, une jeune aveugle, réfugiée avec son père à Saint-Malo, et Werner, un orphelin, véritable génie des transmissions électromagnétiques, dont les talents sont exploités par la Wehrmacht pour briser la Résistance. En entrecroisant le destin de ces deux personnages, ennemis malgré eux, dans le décor crépusculaire d’une ville pilonnée par les bombes, Anthony Doerr dessine une fresque d’une beauté…

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    EDLS #29

    It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything. Fight Club – Chuck Palahniuk Summary :  Every weekend, in basements and parking lots across the country, young men with good white-collar jobs and absent fathers take off their shoes and shirts and fight each other barehanded for as long as they have to. Then they go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that they can handle anything. Fight Club is the invention of Tyler Durden, projectionist, waiter and dark, anarchic genius. And it’s only the beginning of his plans for revenge on a world where cancer support groups have the…

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    Les manies des écrivains

    Peu importe qui nous sommes, d’où nous venons, ce que nous faisons de nos vies, nous avons tous nos propres habitudes, notre rituel, sans lequel nous ne pouvons pas accomplir nos tâches du quotidien, que ce soit notre travail, ou notre passion. Je me suis toujours demandée, en lisant mes livres préférés, comment ils avaient été écrits, où, et dans quelles conditions. Aujourd’hui, je vous ai fait une liste des habitudes les plus folles des écrivains les plus connus, pour vaincre l’horrible syndrome de la page blanche, et le moins que je puisse vous dire, c’est que vous serez surpris…croyez-m’en ! Pour les plus paresseux d’entre vous, je vous rassure,…