Full episode
687: Small Things Considered
Act Three

What the Eye Can’t See

Lilly Sullivan tells the story of the writer Robert Walser, who moved into a mental hospital and then seemed to disappear from the world. Until people looked more closely. To read more about Robert Walser, including some of the writings talked about in this story, read Microscripts, a book translated by Susan Bernfosky.(14 minutes)

Song:

“All The Small Things” by Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Juke Box