6   483 readings 5 min
It was the first time that I had ever hated the sound of my own name. “Tommy, you’re up,” the coach had yelled down from the entrance of the dugout. I was sitting on the end of the bench ... [+]

5   1209 readings 3 min
It was a slow, massive roar. A dense wall-of-sound that couldn’t possibly be made by one person, no matter how many microphones were hooked up to how many speakers. A scratchy, grainy blend of ... [+]

376   1055 readings 5 min
Do I have to tell him? I think I have to tell him. I’ll tell him, I have to.

“There’s something I have to tell you: I can’t shout.”

“I beg your pardon?”
... [+]

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Faites sourire 2017 - Très très court
173   2196 readings 3 min
7:23 am

Since September, every 7:23 am has been the same. First, the dull sound of an engine, then the headlights piercing the dark. The bus slows, then stops. The doors open in front of ... [+]

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Grand Prix Hiver 2016
117   1218 readings 5 min
I don’t want to boast, but I’ve just pulled off a real masterstroke. At the age of seventy-five, I have become the unrivalled outrageous old lady of Moussy-lès-Limas. I live in this... [+]

153   2309 readings 5 min
Eight o’clock. The alarm clock rings. Dishevelled and already very irritated, I look daggers at it. It keeps ringing. It’s provoking me, it turns up the volume. I go mad! I smash it right in its ... [+]

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Grand Prix Printemps 2014
195   3097 readings 5 min
I have few certainties in my life. For example, knowing where I come from, where I’m going, how Nutella is made, if Marc Levy is really a writer or an impostor… Really, I know none of ... [+]

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Grand Prix Automne 2015