Monthly Archives: September 2018

New York City : Word on the Street

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Bookstore Tourism: Alaska

Despite the fact that there are tens of millions of Spanish speakers and readers in the United States, there is a chronic shortage of Spanish language books and bookstores throughout the nation. New York City-based artist and educator Pablo Helguera … Continue reading

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Every Book Lovers Dream

When Paul Morris was forced by ill health to retire from his beloved Bookmarks Bookshop in beautiful Cardigan, Wales, rather than sell the business he decided to raffle it off. To qualify for the prize, customers only needed to make a minimum … Continue reading

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Fall Into Autumn

One of the few unsullied pleasures left to us in the waning days of the failing American experiment is our annual Fall foliage extravaganza. In just about every corner of this once great nation, nature provides an awe-inspiring show of … Continue reading

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European Heritage Journeys

In conjunction with European Heritage Days 2018, UNESCO has launched a new web platform solely dedicated to sustainable travel to European heritage sites. World Heritage Journeys is co-funded by the European Union and promotes sustainable travel to some of the … Continue reading

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Books for Fighters

The sign in the photo taken in Barcelona in 1938 reads “give books to fighters”. The campaign collected reading material for anti-Fascist volunteers in the Spanish Civil War.

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It’s Caturday

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A clown can get away with murder

The always on-point street art collective INDECLINE recently completed a stealthy appropriation of an advertising billboard in Los Angeles to continue their attack on the ongoing shitshow in the White House. The clever work manages to reference 1970s serial killer … Continue reading

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Coffee Makes The World Go Round (cont.)

Last week coffee played an inordinately large role in stories on TBTP. This week, I thought that I would follow-up with some feedback from readers on their favorite joe joints. The first suggestion that I received was from Micheal W., who offered … Continue reading

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You won’t believe what happened next

 

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