Nicole Krauss began her career as a poet. She is the author of three internationally acclaimed novels and the Byliner Original An Arrangement of Light.
A chilling tale set in an unnamed country, Krauss’s masterful short story concerns a young horticulturist, his idol, a landscape architect, and a cabal of capricious generals.
She’d taken her kids to the Atacama Desert, to Sarajevo, even (in utero) to the Arctic. It was high time for some simple sea, sand, and sun. The author applies herself to the art of doing nothing.
Brodman had been dead for two weeks, but then, sadly, he had come back to this world …