Books

Review: The Accusation by Bandi

“Citizens, your attention. The ceremony will proceed as planned. All participants must, without exception, present themselves at their designated assembly point.” This broadcast on radio channel 3 shrilled its message into the city’s collective eardrum. From the subways and apartment buildings, underground stations and bus stop shelters, beneath the awnings of public buildings or the…

We are all too young to die

My dad died at age 39. Since then I have grappled with what my self-help books would call an “unhelpful (or illogical) belief” that I would also die at that age. The circumstances that led to his death are unlikely to repeat themselves but even so, in my head my age is counted in “Years…