Henriette Dessaulles (1860-1946) a d’abord
rédigé des chroniques de graphologie dans
différents journaux, puis des chroniques
féminines dans Le magazine de Françoise et dans
Le Canada. En 1911, dans Le Devoir, elle
inaugure une chronique hebdomadaire sous le
titre « Lettre de Fadette », qu’elle tiendra jusqu’à
sa mort, à l’âge de 86 ans ; ces lettres
constitueront plus de 1700 textes. C’est d’ailleurs
sous le nom de Fadette qu’elle deviendra l. a.
journaliste los angeles plus célèbre de son temps.
De septembre 1874 à juillet 1881, Henriette
Dessaulles a tenu un magazine. Elle a quatorze ans
quand elle en begin l. a. rédaction, c’est donc
une adolescente, elle fréquente le couvent
jusqu’en 1877. Elle raconte ses joies, ses
déceptions, ses désillusions...
En 1881, alors qu’elle va bientôt se marier
avec Maurice Saint-Jacques, elle abandonne
définitivement los angeles rédaction de ce magazine. Cet
homme prend d’ailleurs une grande position dans le
By Roberta Brandes Gratz
We're nonetheless right here Ya Bastards provides a rare panoramic examine New Orleans's revival within the years following the typhoon. Award-winning journalist Roberta Brandes Gratz stocks the tales of people that back to their houses and feature taken the rebuilding in their urban into their very own palms. She indicates how the city-from the decrease 9th Ward to the storied French zone to Bayou Bienvenue-is improving regardless of wrong governmental regulations that advertise catastrophe capitalism instead of the general public reliable. whereas tracing optimistic traits, Gratz additionally investigates the main fiercely debated matters and demanding situations dealing with town: a violent and corrupt felony procedure, the tragic last of Charity clinic, the way forward for public schooling, and the increase of gentrification.
By telling tales which are frequently missed through the mainstream media, we are nonetheless the following Ya Bastards indicates the power and resilience of a neighborhood that keeps to paintings to rebuild New Orleans, and divulges what Katrina could not spoil: the colourful tradition, epic background, and unwavering satisfaction of 1 of the best towns in America.
By Tony Horwitz
For all who stay intrigued by means of the legacy of the Civil struggle -- reenactors, battlefield viewers, accomplice descendants and different Southerners, heritage enthusiasts, scholars of present racial conflicts, and extra -- this ten-state experience is a component travelogue, half social statement and constantly good-humored. “Splendid.” –Roy Blount, Jr., The long island occasions e-book Review
When prize-winning struggle correspondent Tony Horwitz leaves the battlefields of Bosnia and the center East for a calm nook of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he thinks he is placed conflict zones at the back of him. yet woke up one morning by way of the crackle of musket fireplace, Horwitz begins submitting front-line dispatches back this time from a conflict just about domestic, and to his personal heart.
Propelled by way of his boyhood ardour for the Civil conflict, Horwitz embarks on a look for areas and other people nonetheless held in thrall by way of America's maximum clash. the result's an event into the soul of the unvanquished South, the place the ghosts of the misplaced reason are resurrected via ritual and remembrance.
In Virginia, Horwitz joins a band of 'hardcore' reenactors who crash-diet to accomplish the hollow-eyed glance of starved Confederates; in Kentucky, he witnesses Klan rallies and demands race battle sparked through the killing of a white guy who brandishes a insurgent flag; at Andersonville, he unearths that the prison's commander, finished as a struggle felony, is now exalted as a martyr and hero; and within the book's climax, Horwitz takes a marathon trek from Antietam to Gettysburg to Appomattox within the corporation of Robert Lee Hodge, an eccentric pilgrim who dubs their odyssey the 'Civil Wargasm.'
Written with Horwitz's signature combination of humor, heritage, and hard-nosed journalism, Confederates within the Attic brings alive previous battlefields and new ones 'classrooms, courts, state bars' the place the previous and the current collide, usually in explosive methods. Poignant and picaresque, haunting and hilarious, it speaks to somebody who has ever felt interested in the mythic South and to the darkish romance of the Civil War.
By Harry S. Stout
The Civil battle was once not just a warfare of armies but additionally a struggle of rules, during which Union and Confederacy alike pointed out itself as an ethical kingdom with God on its facet. during this watershed booklet, Harry S. Stout measures the space among these claims and the wars real behavior. starting from the house entrance to the trenches and drawing on a wealth of up to date records, Stout explores the deadly mixture of propaganda and beliefs that got here to justify slaughter off and on the battlefield. At a time while our state is once more at struggle, Upon the Altar of the Nation is a deeply invaluable book.
By Bob Shacochis
In 1994, the U.S. launched into Operation Uphold Democracy, a reaction to the overthrow of the democratically elected Haitian govt through a brutal army coup. Bob Shacochis traveled to Haiti for Harper’s and used to be embeddedlong sooner than the assumption turned well known in Iraqwith a staff of particular Forces commandos for eighteen months and got here away with great perception into Haiti, the nature of yankee opponents, and what can occur while an intervention becomes a misadventure. With the attention for aspect and narrative talents of a seriously acclaimed, award-winning novelist, Shacochis captures the exploits and frustrations, the interior lives, and the heroic deeds of younger american citizens as they try to convey democracy to a rustic ravaged by means of tyranny. The Immaculate Invasion is needed interpreting, crucial for a person who desires to comprehend what has occurred in Haiti long ago and what is going to take place within the future.
By Derek Lundy
Derek Lundy turns sixty on the finish of a yr during which 3 solid buddies have died. He feels the necessity to do anything radical, and units out on his motorbike - a Kawasaki KLR 650 cc single-cylinder "thumper," which he describes as "unpretentious" and in addition "butt-ugly." excited about the us' post-9/11 ardour for safety, relatively on its foreign borders, he chooses to enquire.
He takes a firsthand examine either borders. The U.S.-Mexican borderlands, frequently disorderly and violent, function in response to their very own advert hoc approach of ideas and conventions, and are distinctive in lots of methods from the 2 international locations the border divides. while protection trumps exchange, the commercial wellbeing and fitness of either international locations is threatened, and the upside is hard to figure out. American coverage makers imagine the problems of substances and illegals are considerable cause to maintain development fences to maintain Mexicans out, despite no proof that fences paintings or are something yet merciless. Mexicans' reasonable labour retains the wheels delivering the U.S. financial system but they're resented for attempting to get into the rustic illegally (or legally). extra humans have died attempting to go this border than within the Sept. 11 assaults.
At virtually 9,000 kilometres, the U.S. border with Canada is the longest on the planet. The northern border divides the planet's greatest buying and selling companions, and that dating calls for the short, effortless circulation of products and providers in either instructions. because the occasions of Sept. 11, despite the fact that, the U.S. has slowly and gradually choked the flux of exchange: "just-in-time" components shipments are in jeopardy; vans needs to watch for inspection and clearance; humans needs to be puzzled. The border is "thickening."
In prose that's compelling, amazing and from time to time scary, Derek Lundy's fabulous trip is illuminating sufficient to alter minds, as nice writing can occasionally do.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Andrew Britton