The Border Kingdom

"The notes that follow are a meditation on a masterwork and give some hint of its scale, mystery, comprehensiveness, and power... The scale of history is measured by the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, into which children draw first responders rushing up staircases that veer off the page."
–The Manhattan Review

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"Nurkse... renders our imperfect world perfectly in this stunning book."
–Publishers Weekly, starred review
"...transmits experience in searing, unromanticized terms."
–NYMag.com
"Nurkse is a master at investing everyday objects with tremendous poignancy."
–Meridian
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