Et in Arcadia Ego

Et in Arcadia Ego

One winter morning, seventeen years ago, Nadya woke me up with the words “Anthony, get dressed.” She explained there was a house on 57th Street (Hyde Park, Chicago), with all the windows and doors open, students everywhere, people walking out with grocery bags of...
Waterman Redux

Waterman Redux

Three of the four that are currently preventing me from owning the whole catalogue—Wee Wings, Brief Candles, and Whimseys—apparently cannot be purchased at any price. The only way to read those bad boys is to use interlibrary loan and get ’em from Brown University,...
Limericks from beyond the Rings of Saturn

Limericks from beyond the Rings of Saturn

Illustration by Edward LearI must write about Waterman. I must try to do justice to Waterman. Inclination, affection, and duty combine: I must speak and write about Waterman. 23 September 2017, I was in Chicago. I was in a bookstore I seldom visit: Open Books. Open...