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.

Written by Bernd Brunner

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