Querido Borges, Susan Sontag – Calle del Orco

Querido Borges: Dado que siempre situaron su literatura bajo el signo de la eternidad, no parece demasiado extraño dirigirle una carta. Si alguna vez un contemporáneo pareció destinado a la inmortalidad literaria, ése fue usted. Fue en gran medida el producto de su tiempo, de su cultura y, sin embargo, supo cómo trascender su tiempo,…
— Read on calledelorco.com/2021/08/12/querido-borges-susan-sontag/

A visit to the Kabul Museum (to be continued…) – by Bruno Maçães – World Game

Like so many of the buildings in Kabul, the main and most noble entrance has been closed and a new and more secure one created in the back. In this case it feels rather nice. You have to walk through an empty field. There is no one around. I must be the only visitor today, but inside the building there is a flurry of activity. Some rooms are not exhibitions halls but restoration ateliers. I pretend to be lost and attempt to peak inside a couple, but the artisans quickly hush me out, before returning to their treasures.
— Read on brunomacaes.substack.com/p/a-visit-to-the-kabul-museum-to-be