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Emilie Bryde Bang-Jensen

Emilie Bryde Bang-Jensen has 16 articles published.

Musings

“The world was young and green and juicy.”

Oh the moments, how they slip through our fingers, seemingly lost to fading memory before we can even claim to have felt them. This month on the Ark Review we are exploring ephemera; those things so tied to the present that simply cannot come with you into the future. Today, Emilie explores that most fleeting… Keep Reading

Ark Review/Musings

The right books in the right places

It’s July! Or, as it is known in Denmark, the month where almost literally everybody is on vacation. The city is empty, the streets are quiet and shops, with the exception of ark books, are closed. This month we will be tackling all things leisurely and bookish, with as much patience, time and space as… Keep Reading

Book reviews

“Against Everything” by Mark Greif

In the month of June on the Ark Review, taking inspiration from Mark Grief’s recent book “Against Everything”, we are going to try and write against everything. Collectively though, and one subject at a time. So really more like Against ________. As in, fill in the ________. So, check out Emilie Bang-Jensen’s of  “Against Everything”… Keep Reading

Ark Review/Essays

Nationalism in the kitchen: A reading of Chef’s Table

The problematic trio of food, nationalism and Netflix.  Like everyone else, I need to shut down my brain once in awhile and watch something mindless. A few weeks ago, I came across Chef’s Table, an ambitious and dramatic Netflix original series exploring the practice and stories of the some of the world’s best chef. It’s… Keep Reading

Musings

The impossible pile of books to read in 2017

A list of books that have been hidden in my shelf and now demand my attention. Despite having moved countless times and between countless countries for the past several years, I have always manage to lug around a quite sizeable collection of books. I can’t help myself. Living in the Bloomsbury district of London (don’t… Keep Reading

Essays

A life in the times: Joseph Roth

In the spirit of living up to Ark Book’s mantra “Home of the best stories you’ve never heard”, this is a short story of a magnificent author, well-known to some but forgotten by many. An author who lived in turbulent times and in a turbulent way, and whose stories are all the more relevant for… Keep Reading

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