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Frank Bruni: "A Generation Of High School Kids Throws Darts At The College Dartboard"

An overflow crowd filled the Westport Library yesterday, to hear Frank Bruni talk about college admissions.

Go figure.

The award-winning New York Times journalist — who has covered presidents and popes, served as chief restaurant critic, and now writes a wildly popular Sunday column — was here to talk about his new book. 607 more words

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Revisiting that Graphic Novel concept...

I’ve been doing some reading over the backposts on this blog.  In the process, I ran across this little gem, here:

https://encodey.wordpress.com/2015/02/08/idea-generation-for-art-project/

…which I’ll just link for future reference, in case it gets lost among the rest of these posts. 388 more words

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For the Love of Boston!

I went to Boston over Spring Break! What a trip… 197 more words

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Photo A Day: March 27, 2015: I Love The Vancouver Public Library

I love libraries. I have said it many times.

The Vancouver Public Library is one of my favourite modern day libraries, because it is just so quaint with desks and chairs to sit at, but it’s also up with the times. 165 more words

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USA: A Library Made of Books

The link below is to an article that takes a look at a project that will see a library built out of some 50 000 books. 9 more words

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Assyria and the Great Library of Ashurbanipal

BBC News ran a wonderful article earlier this week entitled “The men who uncovered Assyria“. The wanton destruction and barbaric inhumanity that Islamic State (IS) has demonstrated in Iraq, Syria and beyond has brought attention to not only the many innocent lives that have been lost, but indeed monuments, historic sites and invaluable treasures of human civilization equally at jeopardy from war. 861 more words

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