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In the land of Putin

While watching hours and hours of State-controlled Russian TV  — it’s a weird but productive sociological experiment — American writer Gary Shteyngart recalls an encounter in the country of his birth: 84 more words


"Out of my Mouth Comes Unimpeachable Manly Truth" -What I learned from watching a week of Russian TV. - Gary Shteyngart - New York Times

Finally someone has performed an experiment demonstrating that the uninterrupted viewing of television is educational! Gary Shteyngart is doing the lord’s work. 121 more words


Grounghog's Day Reading: From Kilts to Russian Debs

It occurs to me this morning (I’m writing on Monday, February 2nd, 2015), that I am reading about the Groundhog on Groundhog’s Day.

The Groundhog, in… 1,367 more words


Top 5 libros que leí el 2014: #4 Super Sad True Love Story

Seguimos con el ranking de los mejores cinco libros que leí el año 2014. Sigh. Creo que durante este año ejercitaré mis poderes de síntesis y haré un puro post a fin de año. 1,134 more words


Between the Lines Book Club is Back with: Little Failure

After a break for the month of December, Between the Lines Book Club is back!  This book club meets right here every Friday.  If you are in the Sacramento, CA area, you can also join us in person at 10:30AM on the fourth Saturday of every month at Arden Dimick Library.   283 more words

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