How Emmanuel Carrère wanted to write a “cheerful little book on yoga”.

Ten days of silence and meditation. French author Emmanuel Carrère wanted to review this exercise in a notoriously strict retreat to gather experience for a “cheerful little book on yoga.” But after four days, he had to end his stay: A friend had been murdered in the attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, and … Read more

Report on a Mental Crisis: “Yoga” by Emmanuel Carrère | – culture – book

From: 29/03/2022 18:08 The latest novel by Emmanuel Carrère created scandal in France: “Yoga” is the report on the author’s psychological crisis and the attempt to write about something he is not allowed to write about. by Lisa Kreissler In 2015, Emmanuel Carrère drove to a Vipassana seminar on silence. For ten days he will … Read more