“Untitled,” a photograph by Rinko Kawauchi, whose monograph SHEETS was published in November by Kominek Books. Courtesy the artist and ROSEGALLERY, Santa Monica, California. This photograph appears in the Readings section of the April 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.
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The ecosystems around Chernobyl, Ukraine, are now healthier than they were before the nuclear disaster, though radiation levels are still too high for human habitation.
The Islamic State opened two new theme parks featuring a Ferris wheel, teacup rides, and bumper cars.
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“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”