A portrait of Ernst Weiss by his friends, enemies, and critics, including Franz Kafka, Stefan Zweig and the author himself; Yiyun Li on time; Goli Taraghi in Tehran; Robert Sullivan on the invisible ecology of cities; Jorie Graham and Rosanna Warren translate Patrizia Cavalli; fiction by Tom Drury and Sandro Veronesi; poetry by Kimiko Hahn and Robert Fernandez; and introducing J. Scott Smith.
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Kelly Link | Issue 1
She said, "There was a tabloid reporter around today, wanting to hear stories." He said, "If I ever read about you and me, Bunnatine, I'll come back and make you sorry. I'm saying that for your own good. Do something like that, and they'll come after you. They'll use you against me."
In Episode 1, Robert Sullivan explores the interactions of humans with their public spaces: with the author in Fulton Mall, The Murphy Beds on the road, at Alice Munro's local library, plus a sonic translation of Patrizia Cavalli's poems and a remembrance of Keith Basso.