within the margin by Truong Tran

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This is a moebious laser, a perception-crystal cord that uncoils and refracts in multiple narrative prisms. What are these ashes, margins, dislocations made of—war, memory, childhoods, deaths, accidental "volumes,""music" and "green" lights. Here, in this compact, Truong elaborates the phenomenologies of Borges, Cortázar, and Xu Bing—he who unearthed and carved a radical calligraphy without referents, so that all may read the impossible. Truong's masterwork crashes through our times and poetics and delivers a "meteor storm" of the heart and mind.

—Juan Filipe Herrera