Hold me.

The story is now starting The story has started before this meeting by the sea, before the cry, before the gesture, before the movement of the sea, before the movement of the light. Now it begins by appearing on the surface of the sand and surface of the sea /// Dear Julia, Your prompt answer came […]

My life in Athens. Part I

Όταν περνούσα τις φωτογραφίες στον υπολογιστή ήξερα τι ήθελα να γράψω. Νομίζω κάπου είχα κρατήσει και σημεώσεις. Απ’ τις σημειώσεις αυτές δε θυμάμαι τίποτα. Μάλλον γιατί οι φετινές “διακοπές” μου άφησαν μια γλυκόπικρη γεύση. Όχι γιατί δε κράτησαν πολύ, αλλά γιατί δε κράτησαν όπως θα ήθελα. Ας προσπαθήσω να θυμηθώ. Έφτασα στο αεροδρόμιο λίγο μετά […]

How To Talk About Books You Haven’t Read

“Non-reading is not just the absence of reading. It is a genuine activity, one that consists of adopting a stance in relation to the immense tide of books that protects you from drowning. On that basis, it deserves to be defended and even taught.” At first blush, a book titled How to Talk About Books You […]

Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet

What undersea cables have to do with Brooklyn squirrels. Do you ever stop to think what happens when a web page, like this one, manifests as digital text and image on your screen to transmit ideas between someone else’s brain and your own across time and space — and how it all works, in practical terms? The […]

The Time I Shot Andy Warhol

        By DODAI STEWART   I moved to New York in the summer of 1979, when I was 7 years old. For a girl raised on Eloise and Sesame Street, the city was a storybook made real — busy, busting with energy, oozing music and dance and art. I loved movies, tap-dancing and […]