Human Parts
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Human Parts

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On Slowness

photograph: Nadya Spetnitskaya

Many years ago I lived in Italy. A few blocks from my apartment, there was a tunnel closed to everything but foot traffic. The tunnel was short — ten yards from one end to another, and connected a quiet street with a cobblestoned piazza. Little local stores lined the inside of the tunnel. A grocer…



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