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Virginie Despentes
Virginie Despentes is a writer and filmmaker. She is the author of fifteen books including Apocalypse Baby (2010) and the Vernon Subutex trilogy (2013-2017). She was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize for Vernon Subutex 1 in 2018. Vernon Subutex 3 will be published in June by Maclehose. Her essay King Kong Theory will be reissued by Fitzcarraldo Editions in August 2020 in a new translation by Frank Wynne, and with a foreword by Paul B. Preciado.

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CÉSARS: TIME TO GET UP AND GET OUT

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March 2020

Virginie Despentes

TR. Frank Wynne

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March 2020

First things first: I’d like to reassure all you power brokers, bosses, kingpins, big shots – yes, it hurts. It doesn’t matter that we...

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October 2013

Transylvania

Jon Stone

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October 2013

The rabbit darkness just beyond the headlights’ sprawl and parcel darkness stopping up the drivers’ mouths like oaths or...

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Issue No. 9

The White Review No. 9 Editorial

The Editors

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Issue No. 9

This ninth print issue of The White Review is characterised by little more than the continuation of the principles...

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June 2014

Turning the Game Around

Daniel Galera

TR. Rahul Bery

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June 2014

Once upon a time there was – no, better: you are a thief who wanders through the cities and...

 

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