“Happy with Tears: On Melancholy as a Hungarian Condition” (Nick Loomis)

Los Angeles Review of Books, July 20, 2016 HUNGARIAN ESSAYIST László F. Földényi recently published a post on the Yale Books blog “Unbound” entitled, “Are Hungarians Melancholic?” As it happens, I’ve spent the past month ruminating over the same question, as a fellow Hungarian (half) and reader of Földényi’s newly translated (by Tim Wilkinson) book, Melancholy (1988). “Why are Hungarians sad?”… Continue lendo “Happy with Tears: On Melancholy as a Hungarian Condition” (Nick Loomis)

“A alegria inaudita de Cioran” – José Thomaz BRUM

Folha de S. Paulo, Caderno Mais!, domingo, 2 de julho de 1995 Rue Garancière, rue Saint-Sulpice, rue de l'Odéon -quantas vezes não rememorei este trajeto que tanto significou para mim? Era 1990, fevereiro, estávamos- eu e Katia (Muricy) em Paris, rue de Vaugirard. A chegada fora tumultuada e trouxera um problema inesperado: Katia perdera a… Continue lendo “A alegria inaudita de Cioran” – José Thomaz BRUM