Issue I/2020 - Finally!

Finally! (Issue I/2020)



by Jenny Friedrich-Freksa

The French actor and chanson singer Maurice Chevalier once coined the phrase: “old age isn’t so bad, when you think of the alternative”. 


Cultural spots

The sulphur baths of Tbilisi

by Fabian Weiss

“The city draws its life force from its baths,” is a phrase you hear muttered about Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. After all, its sulphur baths have always en...


Topic: Ageing

A dying Victorian woman

by A. L. Kennedy

My great-grandmother in an oxygen tent, my wild grandfather, our neighbour Miss Dickie: Revisiting the old people of my life.


“Accustomed to holding power”

an interview with Pankaj Mishra

Some sit in the boss's chair, others in a retirement home: A conversation about the baby boomer generation.


“I dance in the afternoons”

an interview with Tao Porchon-Lynch

The yoga teacher and competitive ballroom dancer is 101 years old and has a lot of ideas for the future. A conversation.



Women’s class struggle

by Jagoda Marinic

A duo of new books on feminism: Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya and Nancy Fraser have written a manifesto against predatory capitalism while Kristen R. Ghodsee explores gender relations under socialism.