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‘Best-of lists seem to be our preferred method of bookending the years, giving a shared sense of narrative to our fragmented times.’

February 2020

A Letter from Adam D’Arpino

Adam D’Arpino is a writer-turned-video producer, editor and curator. He has written widely about things cultural, trivial and comedic, and he’s been known to muse on Twitter as @AdamDArpino

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Edition 28

Aeon on generational identity and memory. A selection of favourite Essays from video producer and programmer Adam D’Arpino.


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‘Best-of lists seem to be our preferred method of bookending the years, giving a shared sense of narrative to our fragmented times.’

February 2020

A Letter from Adam D’Arpino

Adam D’Arpino is a writer-turned-video producer, editor and curator. He has written widely about things cultural, trivial and comedic, and he’s been known to muse on Twitter as @AdamDArpino

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‘When I thought about the soul, I imagined a flimsy thing, floaty and airborne, that quits the body upon death, then drifts skywards.’

January 2020

A Letter from Marina Benjamin

Marina Benjamin is a writer and editor with a background in arts journalism. Her latest memoirs are The Middlepause (2016) and Insomnia (2018). You can find her on Twitter as @marinab52.

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‘To what extent can the anxious learn to be calm, the apathetic discover purpose? Can new habits help us live more meaningful lives?’

December 2019

A Letter from Christian Jarrett

Christian is a cognitive neuroscientist turned science writer and editor. His most recent book is Great Myths of The Brain (2014). He can be found on Twitter as @Psych_Writer

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Aeon Editions

Edition 28

Aeon on generational identity and memory. A selection of favourite Essays from video producer and programmer Adam D’Arpino.

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Edition 27

Aeon on states of sleep, dreams and wakefulness. A selection of favourite Essays from senior editor Marina Benjamin.

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Edition 26

Aeon on the complexities and controversies of mental health treatment. A selection of favourite Essays from senior editor Christian Jarrett.

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