James Guida is an Australian living in New York. He is the author of Marbles—a book of short prose, or of aphorisms—and of essays that have appeared in a range of magazines and websites, among them The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, n+1, Orion, and Tin House. In 2011 he was awarded a fellowship in non-fiction from The New York Foundation for the Arts.
The Art of Missing
IN ONE OF Aesop’s fables, “The Rogue and the Oracle,” a man approaches the Oracle at Delphi. In his hand, which he keeps hidden under a cloak, he has a little Continue reading