The Trouble With Being Born (1973) review: Stand-up routine at the gates of hell” (Rob Doyle)

EM Cioran is an addictive writer who is nihilistic but never devoid of humour Irish Times, Sat, May 25, 2019 EM Cioran is the most addictive writer I’ve ever encountered. At the height of my fixation, anything I read that wasn’t him felt anodyne, trivial and longwinded. Born in Romania, Cioran wrote most of his savagely pessimistic… Continue lendo The Trouble With Being Born (1973) review: Stand-up routine at the gates of hell” (Rob Doyle)

“Winter in Paris” (Rob Doyle)

The Dublin Review nº 58, spring 2015 In late January, two weeks after the terrorist attacks, I took a trip to Paris with the vague intention of researching an essay on the Romanian writer E.M. Cioran, who lived in the city from 1937 until his death in 1995. What this research would consist of was not… Continue lendo “Winter in Paris” (Rob Doyle)