Tag: Chernobyl

  • Chernobyl by John Wall Barger

    Annie Edson Taylor first to survive Niagara Falls in a barrel she is our heroine. The Zone glitters like a mirage an abandoned city à la Tarkovsky’s Stalker fizzing with radiation. Taylor—praise her—sleepwalks on the lawn of the soporific hospital.  She blinks, eyes yellow, shadowed by the central chimney. Is it a lighthouse in the…