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MILTON, BLIND and useless, visited the office of employment in Malebolge. He’d had it with paradise, this sitting around doing nothing to the tunes of Petrarch. There is no devil as we’ve come to think. In the offices and offices
Contributors: Chana Bloch, James Capozzi, Eduardo Milán, William Borden, Tom Haushalter, Guy R. Beining, Emmy Hunter, Rob Yardumian, Keith Cartwright, David Francis, Ioan Flora, Donald Maginnis, Aurelie Sheehan, Nathan Whiting, Thomas Dukes, Michael Ives, Michael Czyzniejewski, Ji-Taek Park, Daniel Gutstein, …0
You say, I’m so glad it’s summer and I agree. You say, I hope we never grow tired of each
other, and I think this is an odd thing to say in the context of summer. I say, You …
Life at Home in the Twenty-First Century: 32 Families Open Their Doors, by Jeanne E. Arnold, et al. The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, 2012. $24.95, 180 pages.
A History of the World in 100 Objects, by Neil MacGregor. Viking, 2011. $30, …3
Contributors: Ivan Diviš, Viola Fischerová, Emil Juliš, Karel Šiktanc, Miroslav Červenka, Pavel Šrut, Ivan M. Jirous, Jiří Rulf, Jáchym Topal, Miroslav Huptych, Sylva Fischerová, Božena Spávcová, Gwendolyn Albert, Justin Quinn, Jenny Smith, Louis Armand, Vincent Farnsworth, Sharon Swingle, Paul Polansky, …0
Babette came to the home the same week we got a television. They arrived three days apart, both dropped unceremoniously at the front door. Madame Durance never bothered much with the girls but was very put out by the lack …3
I press the button, and a scaffold of screws and pins uncouples from my shattered pelvis,
and leaks away like steam.
And when I wake, the sun has rearranged its buttery geometries on the walls and carpet,
on the little …
There I am. Of course, I am not really there, but yeah, am I there! I look at myself and I assess myself and I think to myself—well, am I there. I am aware of myself posing, my mouth closed, …1
Built as windows to the West, the cities of St. Petersburg, Shanghai, Mumbai, and Dubai each represent the “instant city” of their region—created by the will of a few, yet wielding an outsized influence …2