Root Mapping

Rick Bass, Maxim Peter Griffin

Border Dreams


I never dream about maps. I used to draw them for a living. I have dreams about every other passion. It occurs to me…

The Lightning Way


I would often sit with my grandfather outside on the porch, watching the cloudbursts roll in from the horizon. They would come in thick,…

Giancarlo Scaglia

Gold and Guano


“Thinking takes place in the relationship of territory and the earth,” wrote Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in Geophilosophy, an essay published in their…