The essay in troubled times
Why the essay is the perfect form for our dark, baffling age
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Alex Diggins is a writer and critic based in London. His work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in The Economist, TLS, New Welsh Review and The Island Review. He is published in Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth (Unbound); and he is currently working on a book about holy islands and climate change.