Philippe Forest facing “the religion of resilience”

Philippe Forest, academic and novelist, has written extensively on literature. His first essay, which dates from 1992, is devoted to Philippe Sollers. Three years later, … Read more

Revenge according to PD James

Phyllis Dorothy James, like Boris Vian, Clarice Lispector and Gabrielle Wittkop would have been 100 this year, if she had not died in 2014. To … Read more

“The you and the you”, pronouns of the distance

“An old friend becomes President of the Republic: would I continue to tell him you?” This good question appears in the book of Etienne Kern, … Read more

Symbolic mother, within everyone’s reach

From the historian, feminist and lesbian, romantic relationships between women, one could expect strong support for assisted reproduction for all, and even surrogacy. It is … Read more

Donna Haraway, evolution from nature

Little known in France (perhaps because of the difficulty of translating its style and its many neologisms?), Donna Haraway, philosopher and biologist, is the author … Read more

Kassel Jaeger, the swamp goldsmith – Culture / Next

How many sonic particles separate the sound of a fine rain falling in a puddle, a calm morning in the heart of winter, from a … Read more

From one revolution of manners to another

Is sexual freedom greater today than when Siri Hustvedt was young? This is one of the questions asked by François Busnel to the author of … Read more