“The Pleasures of Pessimism” (Tim Parks)

The New York Review of Books, May 25, 2017 Why do we read writers who are profoundly pessimistic? And what sense are we to make of their work in our ordinary, hopefully not uncheerful lives? I am not speaking about the sort of pessimism concerned with the consequences of our electing this or that president,… Continue lendo “The Pleasures of Pessimism” (Tim Parks)

“J’accepte” – Benjamin IVRY

FORWARD - The Jewish Daily - March 30, 2011, issue of April 08, 2011 Clearing His Name On the Centenary Of Controversial French Author Emil Cioran April 8 marks the 100th birthday of French-language aphorist Emil Cioran, and the celebrations in Paris include the publication of “Cioran: Mystical Short Prayers,” a philosophical appreciation by Stéphane… Continue lendo “J’accepte” – Benjamin IVRY

“O Drácula do ceticismo” – Sérgio AUGUSTO

O Estado de S. Paulo, 9 de abril de 2011 Misantropos e descrentes do mundo inteiro!, aproximem-se para celebrarmos juntos, com um dia de atraso, o centenário de Emil Cioran, o último agente provocador da filosofia, o mais desconcertante e divertido dos céticos, o mais fulgurante militante do pessimismo, o mais implacável profeta do niilismo,… Continue lendo “O Drácula do ceticismo” – Sérgio AUGUSTO