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Book Review: The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

Several months ago, I found this 2013 Huffington Post article, 25 Books You Should While You’re Single and decided to put most or all of them on my TBR list. 697 palabras más


Does Bob Dylan Deserve the Nobel Prize?


And that’s not to disparage Dylan’s work as anything less than it is. If any musician deserved to win it, it was him. The longevity, influence, and peaks of his career are immeasurable and unparalleled. 206 palabras más

Quote of the Day

Milan Kundera is one of the more interesting characters in the world of literature. A political maverick in his birth land of the Czech Republic, he’s part rock star for many reasons. 236 palabras más

Chantal and Jean-Marc with Jesse and Celine with Franz and Odile, or, Kundera with Linklater and Godard

Jean-Marc: Everything changed when I met you. Not because my little jobs became more exciting. But because everything that happens around me I turn into fodder for our conversations. 101 palabras más

Beautiful Short

The Unbearable Lightness of Being- Milan Kundera

This is a book that surprised me in many ways. First of all, it’s like nothing I’ve ever read before. Kundera tells the story in a loop and breaks out of it frequently, where he speaks his opinions out loud, in the most direct manner. 177 palabras más


Milan Kundera,The Unbearable Lightness of Being,1984

The Beauty of New York.

   Franz and Sabina would walk the streets of New York for hours at a time. The view changed with each step, as if they were following a winding mountain path surrounded by breathtaking scenery; a young man in a black suit directing an invisible orchestra while crossing the street; a fountain spurting water and a group of construction workers sitting on the rim eating lunch; strange iron ladders running up and down buildings with ugly red façades, so ugly that they were beautiful; and next door, a huge glass skyscraper backed by another, itself topped by a small Arabian pleasure-dome with turrets, galleries, and gilded columns. 624 palabras más

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