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metaphorformetaphor: We are not mad. We are human. We want to love, and someone must forgive us for the paths we take to love, for the paths are many and dark, and we are ardent and cruel in our journey. — Leonard Cohen from Various Positions: A Life of Leonard Cohen by Ira B. Nadel. Vintage, 2010


The Radical Vision of Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison - Morrison’s work, since she published that first novel, has always delivered a heavy load. Her books are populated by both history and the people who are left out of history: a jealous, mentally ill hairdresser with a sharp knife (“Jazz,” 1992); a man who as a child suckled at his mother’s breast until those in the community found it odd (“Song of Solomon,” 1977); an enslaved woman, who would rather slice her own daughter's neck than let captivity happen to her (“Beloved,”…

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from Après La Pub

C'est vendredi, c'est le Bordel #146

... ... Ja, ja, ja, di ist vendredi und dis is eine kleine Bordel et à la lecture de cette phrase, vous aurez compris que j'avais choisi espagnol en deuxième langue. En première langue, j'avais choisi ma femme. Nous sommes donc vendredi, j'ai vérifié...

from The Telegraph

Toni Morrison interview: on racism, her new novel and Marlon Brando

Toni Morrison interview: on racism, her new novel and Marlon Brando - Telegraph