And we came outside and saw the stars again : writers from around the world on the COVID-19 pandemic / edited by Ilan Stavans.

Contributor(s): Stavans, Ilan [editor.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Brooklyn, NY : Restless Books, Inc., 2020Copyright date: ©2020Edition: First Restless Books trade paperback editionDescription: xx, 379 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1632063026; 9781632063021Subject(s): COVID-19 (Disease) -- Social aspects | Epidemics -- Social aspectsGenre/Form: Essays. | Poetry.DDC classification: 616.2414 LOC classification: RA644.C67 | A53 2020
Contents:
Introduction / by Ilan Stavans -- Our Lives as Birds / Shenaz Patel (Mauritius) ; translated by Lisa Ducasse -- Letter to Italy / Jhumpa Lahiri (United States/Italy) ; translated by Alta L. Price -- A Return to the Middle Ages? / Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru) ; translated by Samuel Rutter -- Pandemania / Daniel Halpern (United States) -- The Hieroglyphs of COVID-19; or Lockdown / Hubert Haddad (Tunisia / France) ; translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman -- The Life of a Virus / Javier Sinay (Argentina) ; translated by Robert Croll -- An Area of Critical Concern / Rajiv Mohabir (United States / Guyana) -- Obstacle / Mona Kareem (Kuwait / United States) -- Journal of the Kairos / Filip Springer (Poland) ; translated by Sean Gasper Bye -- A Cowardly New World / Teresa Solana (Spain) ; translated by Peter Bush -- The Intrusion / Naivo (Madagascar) ; translated by Allison M. Charette -- Augury / Frederika Randall (United States / Italy) -- Our Old Normal / Khalid Albaih (Sudan) -- A Certain Slant of Light / Hamid Ismailov (Uzbekistan) ; translated by Shelley Fairweather-Vega -- Genesis, COVID.19 / Andřs Neuman (Argentina / Spain) ; translated by Ilan Stavans -- @Coronarratives / Nadia Christidi (Lebanon) -- Plague Days / Lynne Tillman (United States) -- The Song of the Stormy Petrel: A Cautionary Tale / Maxim Osipov (Russia) ; translated by Boris Dralyuk -- Today, When I Could Do Nothing / Jane Hirshfield (United States) -- The Virus of Hasty Cover-Up / Gy̲rgy Spir̤ (Hungary) ; translated by Bernard Adams -- The Longest Shift: A New Doctor Faces the Coronavirus in Queens / Rivka Galchen (Canada / United States) -- Not Without / Forrest Gander (United States) -- Toiling Under the Canopy of Empire / Lilya Kalaus (Kazakhstan) ; translated by Shelley Fairweather-Vega -- Chronicle from the Vortex of a Global Tragedy / Gabriela Wiener (Peru) ; translated by Jessica Powell -- The Age of Calamity / Jon lee Anderson and Ilan Stavans (United States and Mexico) -- Peregrination / Louis-Philippe Dalembert (Haiti) ; translated by Ghjulia Romiti -- Draupadi on the Mountaintop / Priyanka Champaneri (United States) -- Confronting the Pandemic in a Time of Revolt: Voices from Chile / Ariel Dorfman (Chile) -- The Parable of the Bread / Juan Villoro (Mexico) ; translated by Charlotte Coombe -- Confinement / Ana Simo (United States) -- Corona Correspondence #25 / Francine Prose (United States) -- My First Lockdown / Majed Abusalama (Palestine) -- Coronapocalypse: Reflections from Lockdown / Pedro Ángel Palou (Mexico) ; translated by Hebe Powell -- The Measure of a Distance / Chloe Aridjis (Mexico / United Kingdom) -- The Descent / Wu Ming-Yi (Taiwan) ; translated by Jenna Tang -- Quarantine Chronicle / Eko (Mexico) -- Two Poems / Andř Naffis-Sahely (Italy / United Arab Emirates) -- The Day after the Plague / Yishai Sarid (Israel) ; translated by Ronnie Hope -- In Hiatus / Claire Messud (United States) -- Poem for Hikmet / Matthew Zapruder (United States) -- Coronavirus Blues / G̀bor T. Sz̀ntó (Hungary) ; translated by Paul Olchváry -- Birthday / Sayed Kashua (Palestinian citizen of Israel) ; translated by Mitch Ginsburg -- Living with My Younger Self / Arshia Sattar (India) -- Empty Days / Carlos Fonseca (Costa Rica / Puerto Rico) -- Quarantine / Eavan Boland (Ireland) -- Wounda / Eduardo Halfon (Guatemala) -- The Arm of Mercy / Grace Talusan (Philippines / United States) -- More Was Lost in the War / Daniel Alarc̤n (Peru) ; translated by Ilan Stavans -- Three Poems / Chris Abani (Nigeria / United States) -- This, Too, Shall Pass / Yoss (Cuba) ; translated by David Frye -- My Seclusion / Giacomo Sartori (Italy) ; translated by Frederika Randall.
Summary: Writers from around the world provide essays, stories, poems and artwork detailing the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Writers from around the world provide essays, stories, poems and artwork detailing the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Introduction / by Ilan Stavans -- Our Lives as Birds / Shenaz Patel (Mauritius) ; translated by Lisa Ducasse -- Letter to Italy / Jhumpa Lahiri (United States/Italy) ; translated by Alta L. Price -- A Return to the Middle Ages? / Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru) ; translated by Samuel Rutter -- Pandemania / Daniel Halpern (United States) -- The Hieroglyphs of COVID-19; or Lockdown / Hubert Haddad (Tunisia / France) ; translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman -- The Life of a Virus / Javier Sinay (Argentina) ; translated by Robert Croll -- An Area of Critical Concern / Rajiv Mohabir (United States / Guyana) -- Obstacle / Mona Kareem (Kuwait / United States) -- Journal of the Kairos / Filip Springer (Poland) ; translated by Sean Gasper Bye -- A Cowardly New World / Teresa Solana (Spain) ; translated by Peter Bush -- The Intrusion / Naivo (Madagascar) ; translated by Allison M. Charette -- Augury / Frederika Randall (United States / Italy) -- Our Old Normal / Khalid Albaih (Sudan) -- A Certain Slant of Light / Hamid Ismailov (Uzbekistan) ; translated by Shelley Fairweather-Vega -- Genesis, COVID.19 / Andřs Neuman (Argentina / Spain) ; translated by Ilan Stavans -- @Coronarratives / Nadia Christidi (Lebanon) -- Plague Days / Lynne Tillman (United States) -- The Song of the Stormy Petrel: A Cautionary Tale / Maxim Osipov (Russia) ; translated by Boris Dralyuk -- Today, When I Could Do Nothing / Jane Hirshfield (United States) -- The Virus of Hasty Cover-Up / Gy̲rgy Spir̤ (Hungary) ; translated by Bernard Adams -- The Longest Shift: A New Doctor Faces the Coronavirus in Queens / Rivka Galchen (Canada / United States) -- Not Without / Forrest Gander (United States) -- Toiling Under the Canopy of Empire / Lilya Kalaus (Kazakhstan) ; translated by Shelley Fairweather-Vega -- Chronicle from the Vortex of a Global Tragedy / Gabriela Wiener (Peru) ; translated by Jessica Powell -- The Age of Calamity / Jon lee Anderson and Ilan Stavans (United States and Mexico) -- Peregrination / Louis-Philippe Dalembert (Haiti) ; translated by Ghjulia Romiti -- Draupadi on the Mountaintop / Priyanka Champaneri (United States) -- Confronting the Pandemic in a Time of Revolt: Voices from Chile / Ariel Dorfman (Chile) -- The Parable of the Bread / Juan Villoro (Mexico) ; translated by Charlotte Coombe -- Confinement / Ana Simo (United States) -- Corona Correspondence #25 / Francine Prose (United States) -- My First Lockdown / Majed Abusalama (Palestine) -- Coronapocalypse: Reflections from Lockdown / Pedro Ángel Palou (Mexico) ; translated by Hebe Powell -- The Measure of a Distance / Chloe Aridjis (Mexico / United Kingdom) -- The Descent / Wu Ming-Yi (Taiwan) ; translated by Jenna Tang -- Quarantine Chronicle / Eko (Mexico) -- Two Poems / Andř Naffis-Sahely (Italy / United Arab Emirates) -- The Day after the Plague / Yishai Sarid (Israel) ; translated by Ronnie Hope -- In Hiatus / Claire Messud (United States) -- Poem for Hikmet / Matthew Zapruder (United States) -- Coronavirus Blues / G̀bor T. Sz̀ntó (Hungary) ; translated by Paul Olchváry -- Birthday / Sayed Kashua (Palestinian citizen of Israel) ; translated by Mitch Ginsburg -- Living with My Younger Self / Arshia Sattar (India) -- Empty Days / Carlos Fonseca (Costa Rica / Puerto Rico) -- Quarantine / Eavan Boland (Ireland) -- Wounda / Eduardo Halfon (Guatemala) -- The Arm of Mercy / Grace Talusan (Philippines / United States) -- More Was Lost in the War / Daniel Alarc̤n (Peru) ; translated by Ilan Stavans -- Three Poems / Chris Abani (Nigeria / United States) -- This, Too, Shall Pass / Yoss (Cuba) ; translated by David Frye -- My Seclusion / Giacomo Sartori (Italy) ; translated by Frederika Randall.

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