Marjan Slob

Marjan Slob is an essayist, columnist and philosopher. She previously wrote Hersenbeest (Brain Animal), which was awarded the Socrates Cup in 2017. She also writes for de Volkskrant.

The Empty Sky

The Empty Sky

On Loneliness

(Ambo Anthos, 2020, 224 pages)

Loneliness is the dark side of the powerful human ability to imagine other, better worlds. After all, when you are lonely, you are suffering from what is not there, and you can picture it.

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