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Erika Howsare

is the author of two books of poetry, most recently How Is Travel a Folded Form?, out from Saddle Road Press. She lives in Virginia, where she often posts photos of the ground at erikahowsare.com.

Can’t Look Away: Ben Ehrenreich’s Desert Notebooks

Western culture has viewed time as a linear march toward the future—a narrative with a solid beginning in classical antiquity and a foreseeable end, or at least a goal: an ideal society based on reason and achieved via technical advancement. It’s this “faith in progress” that Ehrenreich wants to attack.

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2020

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