Human Parts
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Human Parts

Trust Issues

The Delicate Bargain of Trust

The foolishness of trusting what you love because you love it

Image: Jessica Siao

OnOn my first day in Florence, Italy, three years ago, I went into a tiny gelato shop near the apartment I was renting for the month, and after I ordered gelato, reached into my pocket to pay, and realized I didn’t have enough. I struggled to explain this in my…

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Alexander Chee

Alexander Chee

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Author of the novels THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT and EDINBURGH, and the essay collection HOW TO WRITE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL.