Bernd Brunner is a travel and history writer whose work has appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, The 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.
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
Stories and literature
Here’s to the lost art of lying down
Nature and landscape
Winter is a time of regeneration: we’ll miss it when it’s gone