In Conversation: Juliana Barbassa
Award-winning journalist and author Juliana Barbassa talks about writing to understand displacement, Joan Didion, and the experience of relocating to Rio, Brazil, a city in crisis.
Eulogy for Orell Füssli The Bookshop
Long-time Zürich resident, writer and entrepreneur Susan Platt pays her respects to a much-loved and soon-to-be-departed Zürich institution: Orell Füssli The Bookshop.
Notes from the Unexpected: Zürich’s one and only lake speaks up
D.B. Miller hands over the helm to Zürich’s ever-changing heart—the Zürisee—and displaces Point-Of-View, in her latest instalment of Notes from the Unexpected.
It’s Much More Important Than That
In a short work of fiction, author Paul Knott contemplates the meaning of home through the eyes of an asylum-seeker.
Glass, Concrete and Stone
JJ Marsh ponders displacement, memory, and the emotional importance of place.
Writing at the Castle
Switzerland-based novelist Louise Mangos relives long, hot summer days in the south of France … and discusses the benefits of being displaced at a writing retreat.
Gallery: Displacement I
Take yourself away and into the colourful chaos of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in Gallery I
Gallery: Displacement II
And experience the many nuances and moods of that great body of water in the Zürisee—in (gasp!) Gallery II.
Finally, squirrel away some autumnal dates with our regular page of goings-on for those in Zürich: Making Tracks.