Metropolises began as necropolises. Serres in Hominescence Cities like showing off their gloss, but what makes a city work is less glistening at first glance. Underneath it runs the miles of tunnels for trains, sewerage, water, roads, electricity, gas, and more. All that infrastructure shows up as hidden references to those who have gifted theContinue reading “Metropolises”
“I only read works by authors who have died,” I pontificated to a friend. “Well, if your own publications are held to the same standards,” she replied, “then, your current audience is limited.” While writing towards one’s death is a noble pursuit, it certainly does not help to write only towards that end.