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Franz Nicolay

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Franz Nicolay’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, The Paris Review Daily, The Kenyon Review Online, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Threepenny Review, LitHub, Longreads, and elsewhere. He has taught at Bard College and Columbia University, and is currently a lecturer at UC Berkeley.

His first book, "The Humorless Ladies of Border Control: Touring the Punk Underground from Belgrade to Ulaanbaatar," was named a “Season’s Best Travel Book” by The New York Times.

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