One Picture, A Thousand Words
State of Mind
Nothing to be afraid of | State of Mind
Anil K. Seth on the ties between our brains, bodies and consciousness.
Brother | State of Mind
Max Porter on an extraordinary therapy session with his brother.
A Mingling | State of Mind
Siri Hustvedt on contagious emotions.
Mistaken | State of Mind
Maru Ruefle on the complexity of names.
Threshold | State of Mind
Berry Lopez on the interplay between love and fear.
The Battle for Kessab
‘No Armenian can forget 1915. From 24 April 1915, which Armenians commemorate as the beginning of a slaughter that in fact started earlier, the Ottoman Empire killed between 650,000 and 1.5 million Armenians in their homes, on death marches and in concentration camps.’
Tom Bissell, George Bowater, Gardner Botsford, Paula Fox, Nell Freudenberger, Paul Fussell, Charles Glass, Chris Hedges, Adam Hochschild, A. M. Homes, Chalmers Johnson, Murad Kalam , J. Robert Lennon, Jacki Lyden, Todd McEwen, Darryl Pinckney, Eric Schlosser, Gary Shteyngart, Studs Terkel, Paul Theroux, Joel Turnipseed
Americans, speaking of foreign lands, often say, 'It's a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there.'
The Bank Manager
‘In the south of France, at the edge of a cove that cannot be reached by road, lives an old woman from England.’