• Découverte

    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,…

  • Découverte

    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…

  • Découverte,  Extrait

    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…

  • Découverte,  EDLS

    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…

  • Ecrivain

    EDLS #28

    I wish I could tell you all the little things that light up my soul in such small, beautiful ways. To be loved by you – Aubrey Vivant Summary : “To Be Loved By You” is a poetry book about love, time, the spirit, and society. It upholds the value of love, self-care, and forgiveness, while eviscerating toxic masculinity and r*pe culture. Buy To be loved by you here   

  • Ecrivain

    EDLS #26

    We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with then and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness -and call it love-true love. True love – Robert Fulghum  Summary : The beloved author of the modern classic book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten  now tackles life’s most mysterious, joyous and most confusing topic — love. An irresistible collection of real-life love stories, mixed with Robert Fulghum’s own quirky insights and unmistakable homespun observations, True Love tells the many unpredictable tales of love. Here it is: the intriguing story of the woman who marries…

  • Ecrivain,  EDLS

    EDLS #25

    AUJOURD’HUI, LES GENS CONNAISSENT LE PRIX DE TOUT, ET LA VALEUR DE RIEN. Le portrait de Dorian Grey – Oscar Wilde  Nombre de pages : 324 Résumé : Le héros de l’unique roman d’Oscar Wilde doit rester éternellement jeune : son portrait seul sera marqué progressivement par le temps, les vices, les crimes, jusqu’au drame final. Dans ce chef-d’oeuvre de l’art fin de siècle (1890), l’auteur a enfermé une parabole des relations entre l’art et la vie, entre l’art et la morale, entre le Bien et le Mal. Les apparences du conte fantastique, et du roman d’aventures, où le crime même ne manque pas, fascinent le lecteur ébloui par les dialogues étincelants de…

  • Non classé

    EDLS #23

    You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go… Oh, the places you’ll go ! – Dr Seuss

  • Non classé

    EDLS #21

    Lolita, lumière de ma vie, feu de mes reins. Mon péché, mon âme. Lo-lii-ta : le bout de la langue fait trois petits pas le long du palais pour taper, à trois reprises, contre les dents. Lo. Lii. Ta. Le matin, elle était Lo, simplement Lo, avec son mètre quarante-six et son unique chaussette. Elle était Lola en pantalon. Elle était Dolly à l’école. Elle était Dolorès sur les pointillés. Mais dans mes bras, elle était toujours Lolita. English version : Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to…

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    EDLS #20

    “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” Kafka on the shore – Haruki Murakami