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[Literature] Jorge Luis Borges – You Learn

Thanks kindly to HelloPoetry for posting this originally: You Learn (by Jorge Luis Borges) The poverty of yesterday was less squalid than the poverty we purchase with our industry today. Fortunes were smaller then as well. (The Elderly Lady) After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul, …

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[Literature] Pulp Friction

Barnes & Noble is the last hope for meeting people who love books in my area.  Unfortunately, it will collapse soon, due to economic pressures.  The era of meeting people in shops to discuss books and music is dead, I’m afraid. Read more here, from the New Republic.

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[Literature] Improved relations means American supplies for new conservation facility for Hemingway possessions in Cuba — National Post – Top Stories

HAVANA — Just before noon outside Ernest Hemingway’s Havana estate, a metallic screech cut through the chirping of tropical birds and the sound of a live band entertaining tourists. An American worker pulled open one door of a 12-metre shipping container. A Cuban worker pulled open the other. Out spilled treasure: box after box of… via …

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