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Bernd Brunner
Writer, Freelance

Bernd Brunner is a travel and history writer whose work has appeared in Lapham’s QuarterlyThe Wall Street Journal and Die Zeit. He has written books on a variety of subjects, such as The Art of Lying Down – A Guide to Horizontal Living (2013) and Birdmania: Remarkable Lives With Birds (publishing in 2017), among others. He lives in Istanbul and Berlin.

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Essay/History of Science

Through a glass, sadly

The aquarium was once the best way to encounter the wonders of sea life. It has become a mere travesty, tacky and cruel

Bernd Brunner

Idea/Nature & Environment

Winter is a time of regeneration: we’ll miss it when it’s gone

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Idea/Stories & Literature

Here’s to the lost art of lying down

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