Words, Smells, Laws, Ideals, Fear

Dany Laferrière, The Art Of Fiction

Adam Leith Gollner | Paris Review | 1st September 2017

Enthralling interview with Haitian-Canadian novelist who is also a member of the Académie Francaise, regulating the French language. “If a word that was used by Flaubert or Césaire falls into desuetude, we keep it in the dictionary because it was used by an importan…

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