Category Archives: USA

Books, No Books

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A Message From The Past To The Future

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Stranger Things

If you haven’t seen the new Netflix series Stranger Things, drop everything, skiv off from work, play hooky from school, avoid all responsibilities, and start binge watching. I won’t spoil the experience by commenting on the show’s content. However, I can share … Continue reading

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You Are What You Read

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Nowhere to go but everywhere

“There was nowhere to go but everywhere…”

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Street Art Mapping

After posting a story last month on an amazing street art installation in New York City by JR, I received a few emails from readers who are planning visits to the city with questions on how to find street art. … Continue reading

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All Libraries Are Beautiful

For true bibliophiles, all libraries are beautiful. Of course, some libraries are more beautiful than others. There’s a wonderful story at Tech Insider that looks at libraries in each of the 50 U.S. states that have at one time been … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones at 20

Although it may seem that George R.R. Martin’s now iconic series A Song of Fire and Ice has been around forever, this week actually marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first book A Game of Thrones. You may be surprised to … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Last Bookstore

The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles is on every traveling bibliophile’s must visit list. The 12-minute documentary below, directed by Chad Howitt, explores the history of Southern California’s largest indie bookshop and the inspiring story of it’s owner Josh Spenser.

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We All Come From Somewhere Else

Earlier this year, I shared a story on street artist JR’s documentary on Ellis Island in New York Harbor. Last week, the peripatetic French artist created this enormous installation on Franklin Street in Tribeca NYC. The piece, titled “Unframed, Ellis … Continue reading

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