He is so many miles from love now and home. This is the story of his strangest trip

Beatlebone

Kevin Barry

I’ve swapped disco lights for celestial lights but I’m still surrounded by dancers. I am orbited by sixty-seven moons

The Outrun

Amy Liptrot

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Jeffrey Tambor, reading from David Eagleman’s Sum, via Radiolab.

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It was in the painting that I first saw myself as countless suitors had often described me. Before then, I would frown at my face in a hand-held mirror, wondering what they saw that made me so beautiful in their eyes.

Wake Me When I'm Gone

Odafe Atogun

Tattooing in prison is like trying to sew fine stitches with a knitting needle. It’s the essence of prison ingenuity – that so much can be done with so little.

The Graybar Hotel

Curtis Dawkins

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