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Happy Birthday, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of The Little Prince, would have been 114 today. Some are taken from us much too soon. Nearly two million copies of Le Petit Prince are sold annually, with sales topping 140 million worldwide, making it one of the top best-selling books in history. It’s also been translated into more than 250 languages and dialects,…
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Maya Angelou, RIP

https://soundcloud.com/brainpicker/maya-angelou-recites-phenomenal-woman I posted a link to these phenomenal 114 seconds on Facebook and G+ in early April on…
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Two Poems and a Ljubljana-Sarajevo Connection

More than three years have passed since I visited Sarajevo; rare is the day that goes by without a memory or sensation taking me back, even if just fleetingly, to that four-day visit. That's why I was delighted to agree when an editor of Text Box, the online anthology of works published over the years by the Missouri Review, asked to use some of my…
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Eastern Europe Envy

I just came across this interesting piece --Six Enviable Traits From Eastern Europe-- in Big Think by Francis Tapon who spent the past three years traveling in 25 Eastern European countries. Just six?
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A to Z Blogging Challenge, April 2012 – Dive in!

We all know that time flies like an arrow on steroids. So I set aside a few hours today to finalize most of my entries for this year’s A to Z Blogging Challenge. It’ll be my first foray into something like this, an exercise that I crossed paths with entirely by accident – but at the perfect time. The obvious attraction is the discipline this…
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Future Shock, rescued

I rescued this yesterday, a Croatian translation of Alvin Toffler's Future Shock. If anyone wants to borrow it, lemme know. Published by Otokar Keršovani,…
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