Silence (Object Lessons) by John Biguenet

By John Biguenet

item classes is a sequence of brief, fantastically designed books concerning the hidden lives of normal things.

What is silence? In a sequence of brief meditations, novelist and playwright John Biguenet considers silence as a servant of strength, as a lie, as a punishment, because the voice of God, as a terrorist's ultimate weapon, as a luxurious reliable, as the cause of torture-in brief, as an item we either do and don't realize. Concluding with the clients for its destiny in an international burgeoning with noise, Biguenet asks no matter if we must always hope or worry silence-or whether it is even ours to choose.

Object classes is released in partnership with an essay sequence in The Atlantic.

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