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THE JUNGLE AROUND US: STORIES probes the mysteries of people and places

The Jungle Around Us: Stories

By Anne Raeff

University of Georgia Press: Oct. 1, 2016

$24.95, 140 pages

The folks at the University of Georgia Press who administer the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction have done a stellar job of “discovering” new talent. 1,046 more words

Book Reviews

Cafe Consulado - Asuncion, Paraguay

Cafe Consulado provides a haven for specialty coffee lovers in a city where the Third Wave coffee culture has yet to hit. Nestled right downtown, this coffee shop is peaceful yet quirky, playing loud indie rock and displaying pieces from a variety of artists on the walls. 243 more words


RALIUL DAKAR-2017: Paraguay-ul, pentru prima oara pe traseu, da luni Marele Start

Editia a 39-a a Raliului-raid Dakar ia luni startul din a 39-a tara pe care a inscris-o in cei 40 de ani de cursa, Paraguay, Marele Start fiind prevazut din capitala Asuncion. 675 more words


Asunción, Paraguay

I quietly drank maté in the morning with my mother, just the two of us. She has always been the most defining person of my service, taking care of me, feeding me, advising me, loving me unconditionally, despite the extreme differences between us. 827 more words


Orice s-ar spune, cu a 6-a si, mai ales, a 7-a (la doar 32 de ani) participare, Marcel Butuza si, respectiv, Emanuel Gyenes pot fi considerati veterani ai celei mai dure competitii motorizate din lume, Raliul-Raid Dakar, care va lua Marele Start pe 2 ianuarie din capitala Paraguayului, Asuncion. 545 more words

Café, cafecito, negro, cortado, espresso, con leche, capuchino, , frío, tibio, caliente, con canela, vainilla, crema… no importa cómo, el café es café (excepto las marcas baratas, saben a pipí de gato), pero bad coffee is better than no coffee, verdad? 211 more words


Life of a Pet Owner

Ever since I was little, I dreamed about having a dog, but knew from early on that I wouldn’t have one until I moved on my on. 409 more words