in Wales, the farmers looked me over suspiciously
until I opened my mouth and ordered a beer
and they understood that I was not English.
They continued their conversation in Gaelic
Margaret Atwood presents a man pining for his lost love over decades.
An extract from Madeleine Thien‘s Man-Booker shortlisted novel.
Douglas Coupland on rock-star font Helvetica.
A women looks for control in a story by Alice Munro.
A mildewed dystopia from Camilla Grudova.
‘the earth will heal / eventually / magnificently / when our species / is gone’
‘This journey around the outskirts of the Jungle went in a little and came out wondering, well that is not what I would have called a jungle.’
‘One day after the next I would figure out what was needed, learn from my mistakes, pay attention to what worked.’
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