Sara Nović is the author of the novel Girl at War (2015), which won an American Library Association Alex Award, was an LA Times Book Prize finalist, and is available in thirteen more languages, and the nonfiction project America is Immigrants (2019). She holds an MFA from Columbia University, where she studied fiction and literary translation, and lives in Philadelphia. (May 2020)

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Pandemic Journal

A man wearing a face mask walks by a mural depicting Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba, May 13, 2020

The latest edition of our brief dispatches by New York Review writers documenting the coronavirus outbreak around the world, including Coco Fusco in Brooklyn, Lucas Adams in Brooklyn, Sara Nović in Philadelphia, Gavin Francis in Edinburgh, Amanda Fortini in Livingston, Jeet Thayil in Bangalore, Stuart Lewis in Brooklyn, Nellie Hermann in Wellfleet, Carina del Valle Schorske in Manhattan, Jonathan Mingle in Lincoln, Reed Lindsay in Havana, Miranda Popkey in Watertown, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro on Fire Island, Dan Chiasson in Wellesley, and more.