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27 мая, 16:00

Acknowledgments

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“I still look towards the horizon. I remain restless. I continue to feel that there is something underneath me that defines me more than what I have done.” The author at Flowers for a Lab Mouse reflects on big writing projects as milestones, but not necessarily things that are life-defining.

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26 мая, 16:00

Heretics, Plagues, and Forbidden Art

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At Two By Tour, Yvette Benhamou and J. Endress explore the sites and streets of Cuenca, Ecuador. In their latest adventure, they wander the El Museo de Cultura Prohibido, a museum of sacrilege with dubious “artifacts,” see graffiti and street art, and explore a Belgian brewery in the Andes Mountains.

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25 мая, 16:00

A Funeral and a Turf War

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The yellowed newspaper clipping Rita Byrne Tull found in a box of papers was her great-grandfather’s obituary. But when she turned the paper over, she discovered a story of life in rural Ireland.

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24 мая, 19:00

Purrfect Portraiture: Girls and Their Cats by Photographer BriAnne Wills

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Photographer BriAnne Wills photographs women and their feline companions in their homes.

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24 мая, 16:00

Rewriting the Story of the Starving Armenian

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Liana Aghajanian on the food traditions of Armenian-Americans: “Having lost property, cultural heritage, and identity in addition to the millions who were killed, food became the most transportable cultural marker that could be made tangible with the right ingredients, as Armenians were forced to migrate across the world.” 

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23 мая, 23:10

Ann Patchett on Philip Roth

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On Philip Roth’s death: “Now Roth has made the same mistake. He’s no longer here to represent his body of work. It’s up to us to keep reading the books. They are not of this time. They will offend a lot of people. They are some of the very best books I have ever known.”

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23 мая, 16:00

MiddleMe

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Malaysia-based entrepreneur Kally created MiddleMe as a space for career advice, tips for freelancers, and other resources and inspiration based on her wide-ranging experiences.

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22 мая, 19:00

A Beginner’s Guide to Selecting a Theme for Your Site

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Overwhelmed by your choices? Consider these things when picking a template for your site.

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22 мая, 16:00

The Orangutan Librarian

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A bookish blog featuring recommendations, lists, and other literary-minded posts, The Orangutan Librarian stays true to its name with a banana-based rating system for reviewed books.

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21 мая, 16:00

I Do Not Care About That But I Do Care About You

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“Sight loss has meant insight gains. . . . I don’t know what society’s perfection looks like as I have never been able to properly see. I can tell you though what a beautiful person is like. A beautiful person is loving. A beautiful person is kind.”

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20 мая, 16:00

City Dogs

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The illustrator at As Much Cake as You Want came across a dog experiencing a wardrobe malfunction — and captured it in pen and ink.

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19 мая, 16:00

All The Way YA

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Seeking support, feedback, ideas, and tips for writing and publishing young adult books? Look no further than the community at All The Way YA, started by Jessica Kelley, an accountant by day and writer by night.