The city is a capricious creature, alluring, promising, reneging. One can flourish in its arms or be ruined in its clutches. It equally provides a home and ignores its dwellers. See how two young women novelists from different countries use the framework of a city to write about aspirations and reality, class and history.
Elena Medel is an award-winning author and founder-publisher of the prestigious poetry imprint La Bella Varsovia.