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Keep a sharp lookout

“The Peasant and the Cucumbers” by Leo Tolstoy (trans. by Leo Wiener) A peasant once went to the gardener’s, to steal cucumbers. He crept up to the cucumbers, and thought: “I will carry off a bag of cucumbers, which I … Continue reading

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Not Summer Reading Material


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Read Dostoyevsky

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The Russians Are Coming !

The Russians are Coming! Read Russia (readrussia2012.com), a new initiative celebrating contemporary Russian literature and book culture, will host more than 50 Russian writers, publishers, librarians, journalists, and historians in events around New York City, June 2-7. These events will … Continue reading

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