nah : 11.2016 : Atlas of Remote Islands by Judith Schalansky (Culture & Sociology, Literature)

You have not visited any of the places you write about and, as the subtitle announces, you never will. Indeed, you claim that the longing inspired by looking at an atlas ‘will always be . . . far greater than any satisfaction to be had by attaining what is desired’.

Source: Judith Schalansky — The Island Review