by David Winters
MAR 2015 | Books
Information, writes Walter Benjamin, is incompatible with the spirit of storytelling. For Benjamin, half the art of telling a story lies in learning not to tell the news; narrative should suppress reportage, achieving instead an amplitude that information lacks.
by Rob Stephenson
JUL-AUG 2015 | Fiction
Parzival talked to God every hour, the tone becoming less and less formal. Eventually, all prayers sound childish. He named an imaginary creature Baby Jesus to push around in a wheelbarrow half the day. He thought of this as a kind of worship as well as a little game.