Albert Cossery

tsparks via theparisreview / posted on 30 March 2013

theparisreview:

“In a world of unsmiling authority and unswerving ambition, the prank is the apotheosis of political action, the only point of escape.” Read more from Mostafa Heddaya on Albert Cossery in Egypt here.

Recommended reading, Albert Cossery.

theparisreview:

“In a world of unsmiling authority and unswerving ambition, the prank is the apotheosis of political action, the only point of escape.” 

Read more from Mostafa Heddaya on Albert Cossery in Egypt here.

Recommended reading, Albert Cossery.

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tsparks via theparisreview / posted on 9 March 2013

theparisreview:

“In a world of unsmiling authority and unswerving ambition, the prank is the apotheosis of political action, the only point of escape.” Read more from Mostafa Heddaya on Albert Cossery in Egypt here.

Add Albert Cossery to your reading list.

theparisreview:

“In a world of unsmiling authority and unswerving ambition, the prank is the apotheosis of political action, the only point of escape.” 

Read more from Mostafa Heddaya on Albert Cossery in Egypt here.

Add Albert Cossery to your reading list.

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tsparks / posted on 17 April 2012 Currently Reading:

The Colors of Infamy  by Albert Cossery


  Albert Cossery (November 3, 1913 – June 22, 2008) was an Egyptian-born French writer of Greek Orthodox Syrian and Lebanese descent, born in Cairo.


Review in The New Inquiry


  Revolutionary Laughter
  
  By MICHAEL MCCANNE

Currently Reading:

The Colors of Infamy by Albert Cossery

Albert Cossery (November 3, 1913 – June 22, 2008) was an Egyptian-born French writer of Greek Orthodox Syrian and Lebanese descent, born in Cairo.

Review in The New Inquiry

Revolutionary Laughter

By MICHAEL MCCANNE

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tsparks via olivierroller.com / posted on 6 April 2012 Albert Cossery

photo by Olivier Roller

Albert Cossery

photo by Olivier Roller

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tsparks via booksoupbookstore.blogspot.com / posted on 6 April 2012

Albert Cossery

Polaroid by Pedro Uhart

Albert Cossery

Polaroid by Pedro Uhart

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tsparks via thenewinquiry.com / posted on 6 April 2012 thenewinquiry:

To celebrate the re-release of several of Albert Cossery’s novels, we present a pair of essays that explore his presence in today’s cultural climate:
No Dignity, No Doubt: Matt Pearce’s review of Proud Beggars
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Revolutionary Laughter: Michael McCanne’s review of The Colors of Infamy.

These two books have been added to my reading list.

thenewinquiry:

To celebrate the re-release of several of Albert Cossery’s novels, we present a pair of essays that explore his presence in today’s cultural climate:

No Dignity, No Doubt: Matt Pearce’s review of Proud Beggars

+

Revolutionary Laughter: Michael McCanne’s review of The Colors of Infamy.

These two books have been added to my reading list.

Read More

TAGS: Albert Cossery