Invisible Cities Fatima Bhutto, Hari Kunzru, Edward McPherson

As If You and I Agree

It’s relieving when you find someone who feels the same way you do about Covid-19 risk and public safety. But what about those who disagree?

Nov 10, 2020
Taking My First Step Toward a Stranger

If you’re lonely, you can spot another lonely person a mile off. The lonely can recognize kin.

Apr 29, 2019
The Year of Mercy: Too Far Gone on the California Coast

Misfits, outliers, drifters have always lived by the sea and at the mercy of the elements.

Jun 05, 2018
Theatre in the New Detroit

A burgeoning theatre scene exposes the possibilities and complications of the new Detroit.

Mar 15, 2018
Ode to Aleppo

“All people are children of Syria. We are open here.”

Jan 12, 2017
Love Your Crooked Neighbour / With Your Crooked Heart

How Flushing’s settlers planted seeds for our religious freedom.

Sep 01, 2016

“She had removed her jeans and was playing with the hem of her T-shirt.”

Apr 29, 2016
Ghosts of Chile

“It was here I believed I would finally find Pablo Neruda.”

Jan 27, 2016
The Last Christmas of the Cold War

“The Santa assignment is the best-paid student work.”

Dec 21, 2015
Gnostic Brooklyn

“I was walking home through Clinton Hill when I met a wizard.”

Sep 16, 2015
Psychic in Reykjavik

“I have plenty of relatives in the spirit world. The room should have been packed with them. Shouldn’t my medium know that already?”

Sep 12, 2015
End of the Line

“I remember reading E.B. White before the planes hit: ‘All dwellers in cities must live with the stubborn fact of annihilation.’”

Sep 11, 2015