Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones
Edoardo Albert on five archaeological findings that bring the past to life.
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
Peter Stamm on the oldest barber in Switzerland, and Michael Hofmann on translating Peter Stamm.
Little nothings: Nabokov’s road notes
Elsa Court on the road trips Vladimir Nabokov took during the writing of Lolita.
Julia Armfield | First Sentence
‘A first line is a threat, I think.’ Julia Armfield on the first sentence of her story ‘Longshore Drift’
‘For nearly fifteen years I wrote hundreds of letters that weren't from me. They ranged from perfunctory thank-you notes and expressions of condolence, to extensive correspondence with the great and the good: politicians, newspaper editors, bishops, members of the House of Lords.’