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Contributor Archives: Radhika Jones

“Why’s this so good?” No. 3: André Aciman
on the geography of longing

Any piece about New York City has a heavyweight champion to contend with – E.B. White’s “Here Is New York” – but André Aciman’s “Shadow Cities” comes out swinging. “On a late spring morning almost two years ago,” it begins, “while walking on Broadway, I suddenly noticed that something terrible had happened to Straus Park.” [...]