Come on in, the water’s fine: „Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln“

In the introduction to 2009’s “Atlas of Remote Islands,” Judith Schalansky describes her book as “primarily a poetic project.” The book—subtitled “Fifty Islands I Have Never Visited and Never Will”—contains precise maps of these faraway places, and passages about the islands’ histories. The texts blur fiction and reality, and it’s rarely the stuff of an… Come on in, the water’s fine: „Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln“ weiterlesen