Perfect Strangers (Issue Two). Alice Xiang.

Perfect Strangers (Issue Two)

San Francisco: Perfect Strangers, 2019. Softcover. New. Colour illustrations and photos. 17 x 24 cm. 143 pp. Item #10654
ISBN: 9772578703003

What is it like to work as a tour guide in Cairo? How do a cross-cultural couple navigate the ins and outs of marriage (and priesthood) in a remote town in southwestern Japan? What are some of the varied origins of urban flora in New York City? Delve into these stories, and many more, in our second issue.

Issue Two — with 150+ pages of beautiful writing and images — explores how the world meets itself through a vibrant array of perspectives.

Articles
_Aileen Eisenberg encounters foods old and new in Madaba
_Amina Ashraf and Ingy Hassieb profile tour guides in Cairo
_Aurélien Foucault shadows a film crew on location in Georgia
_Lindsay Varty highlights fading professions in Hong Kong
_Lorissa Rinehart traces the origins of plants in New York City
_Maria Gloria Robalino remembers watching pirated DVDs in Quito
_Nareg Seferian stays at the magdas Hotel in Vienna
_Stephanie Garcia chats with flamenco dancer Phyllis Akinyi
_Steven R. Kraaijeveld reflects on the concept of the 'Third Culture Kid'

Interviews
_Antti Silvennoinen of Wusheng Company
_Emma Daian Wright of The Emma Press
_Ji Lee, designer
_Junsho & Victoria Yoshimura of Shonenji Temple in conversation with Ellen Freeman
_Lindsay Varty, author and rugby player
_Maesy Ang of POST Bookshop and POST Press
_Phyllis Akinyi, dancer and choreographer
_Quentin Sohet, teacher & Charly Hernández, researcher in conversation with Ellen Freeman
_Scott Boggs of Tartine
_Sigrid Andrea P. Bernardo, film director

With photography by Aurélien Foucault, Baldesca Samper Diaz, Gary Jones, Mallika Vora, Maya Matsuura, Sanni Siira, Stefan Fürtbauer, and Zeina Abaza
and illustrations by David Huang, Grandpa Chan, Holly Exley, Roger Ycaza, and Tinou Le Joly Sénoville.

Price: HK$160.00