Baret Magarian's novel The Fabrications (Pleasure Boat Studio) has received critical acclaim from The New Statesman, Kirkus Reviews and Review 31. His book of short stories Melting Point (Quarup) is available in Italian translation and his monologue The Pain Tapestry was recently staged in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Florence? What is this metaphysical perfection? Strolling down its streets, flipping through its yellowing, exquisite pages, bowing politely and nodding to the ethereal ghosts that jostle alongside you in the fifth dimension, one is struck down by the futility of aspiration here. If it weren’t for Brunelleschi and all the other heavies, if so many […]