Cataract

John Berger Notting Hill Editions Cataract, John Berger matter-of-factly informs us, comes from the Greek kataraktes, meaning waterfall or portcullis; an obstruction that descends from above. This essay, published by Notting Hill Editions as an attractive little hardback, is Berger’s affectionate tribute to the miracle of sight. In a series of diary entries written in…