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Started reading Michel Houellebecq’s collection of stories and articles, Lanzarote.
The book opens with these words: ‘The world is medium-sized’.
Then you flip the page and it begins.
Iggy Pop liked Houellebecq’s writing so much he dedicated an entire album to his book The Possibility of an Island. This is Iggy’s version of Jobim’s How Insensitive from that album:
In “Which Moped with Chrome-plated Handlebars at the Back of the Yard?”, Georges Perec writes about a soldier named Karamanlis, 0r something like that (the author himself is not quite sure), who is trying to get out of the army, with the help of his friends back in Paris.
His name may be uncertain, but the way he dresses is described really well. You can understand this character just by reading about the clothes he wears. I couldn’t resist the temptation to draw him, although now I think he should be taller and his hair neater…