Nathaniel Rich writes that in Storm George R. Stewart "defiantly takes the global perspective. He traces the narrative of his heroine back to the history of the glaciers that forged Donner Pass, the influence of the sun’s passage on the trade winds, and the effect of the earth’s…
Who is she? asks Saidiya Hartman in the early pages of her most recent work, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments. The question is inspired by a photog…
by Ann Kjellberg, editor  The Roman version of opera publica (public works) included not only aqueducts and sewers but also temples, baths, theaters, m…
by Ann Kjellberg, editor  Editor Ann Kjellberg considers the infrastructure of ideas, and whether it is or is not a part of the current infrastructure …
For years, in order to write, I would rent small rooms by the water, hoping in that way to summon in near silence the world I was trying to bring to li…
In order to confront my new role as a suburban mother of a large family, I could no longer be content with working part-time at Présence Africaine nor …
Robert Walser was known in his lifetime, if he was known at all, for short, uncanny, discursive prose pieces that beguiled an influential circle of Cen…
by Ann Kjellberg, editor  Perhaps the crossroads of Portland's India and Washington Streets is a signpost of things to come, when the breakup of our of…
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