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  • 176 pages 
  • 17cm x 24cm 
  • Published in Berlin, 2018 

Berlin Quarterly is a European review of long form journalism, literature and the arts. It aims to bring insightful reportage and stories from around the globe, looking towards the rest of the world for inspiration beyond the German capital.


In this issue:


  • In experiencing her own mother’s death, renowned Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat interrogates private, public, and literary mourning
  • Safiya Sinclair viscerally investigates the violent history of her native Jamaica
  • John Burnside revisits the theme of mourning in verse and in conversation with Daniel Lipara
  • Mythical anthropology about merfolk who have come to live on land by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, translated from Irish by poet Paul Muldoon
  • Gabriel Ventura guest curates a pair of Catalan short stories by Antònia Vicens and Lucia Pietrelli, which engage with femininity and desire in symbolic and lyrical prose
  • In Solastalgia, artist Marina Vitaglione personifies Venice, narrating the city’s sinking into the sea in text and images
  • Alison Leslie Gold, a preeminent Holocaust writer, shares a personal letter reflecting on a lost friend
  • R. Teresa O’Connell returns to her native Calabria to interview the organisers of Liberi di Scegliere, a program that relocates children from Mafia families in an attempt to redirect their adulthoods


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