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Pictures of Home

Every winter, my adopted hometown Dunedin holds a twenty-four-hour book sale to raise money for our century-old performing arts theatre. This event has long been a favourite on my calendar, not least for the occasional eighteenth- or nineteenth-century books I find among the hordes of Stephen Kings and Enid Blytons. I imagine these old books […]

Doubtful Nationalities: A Josef Koudelka Retrospective

So, what nationality are you?” In my Omaha grade school in the mid-1970s, we’d ask each other this question with deep concern. I had friends who claimed Irish with pride (especially around St Patrick’s Day, or when the Boston Celtics were in the playoffs—thanks to a guy named Havlicek, but never mind). German was a […]