The Los Angeles River is my brain. Maybe it’s your brain too. Maybe it’s the whole damn modern Western world and every brain in it.

This is the story of the deadly taming of a river, the deadly taming of the human imagination, and what can be done about it.

Ellie Robins

Writer at the Guardian, Washington Post, LA Times, etc. A wanderer learning to live in place. Web: ellierobins.com. Newsletter: tinyletter.com/here.

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