Only as I watched the little tugboat disappear towards IJmuiden, just west of Amsterdam, did I begin to have doubts about what had been proposed to me. Walter Saxer had said I needed to be present during a few takes in which ‘zwanzig Ratten’, twenty rats, had to perform in Werner Herzog’s rema…
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Fiction by Sidik Fofana, set in the South.
Kevin Maxwell on the police in the UK.
Morgan Parker and Rachel Long in conversation.
Poetry by Danez Smith, author of Don't Call Us Dead.
Translated by Michiel Horn
Michiel Horn is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and University Historian. A specialist in twentieth century Canada and the history of academic freedom, his books include York University: The Way Must Be Tried (2009), Academic Freedom in Canada: A History (1999), The League for Social Reconstruction (1980), and The Dirty Thirties (1972). He is also a literary translator from Dutch to English.More about the translator →