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The Art of Participation

Feature Julia Cooke

In 1826, when a German archaeologist named Mattheus Eisenacher finally discovered the cuneiform tablets he’d been searching for in northern Iraq, he’d already spent four years digging, finding nothing, convinced of his own failure. He brought the tablets back home and began working with other  [...]

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Issue 22



Winter 2015


Julia Cooke is the author of The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba (Seal Press). She lives in New York City, where she teaches writing at The New School.


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