Six poems, including:
I like my tyrants like I like my heroes
That is, crushed by a giant chandelier –
A red flag, when they wear bare feet in loafers
Or use the language of porn
In expressions of love
From the office of the future to the office of the past. What endures?
An iron curtain makes a powerful canvas. Images from Sven Johne & Falk Haberkorn’s Aus Sicht des Archivs, documenting life in the former East Germany in the 1990s.
On Natalia Ginzburg’s Valentino, newly translated: a Q&A with Alexander Chee.