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Nisan ayı için ünlü yazar Murathan Mungan’a ulaştık. Gençler için 7×7 olarak adlandırdığı, kitaplıklarda olmazsa olmaz bir liste paylaştı bizlerle… İyi okumalar! “Önereceğim kitapları oluşturduğum bir bağlam çerçevesinde ve çağdaş edebiyat örneklerinden seçmek istedim. Genç arkadaşlara yaşamlarının farklı dönemlerinde dönüp yeniden okumak isteyebilecekleri, kitaplıklarında demirbaş olarak durması gerektiğine inandığım, dünya edebiyatının yedi kadın yazardan öykü …

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  War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy’s epic novel of Russia in the Napoleonic wars, has for some time borne the unfortunate, if mildly humorous, cultural role as the ultimate unread doorstop. (At least before David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest or Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle.) The daunting length and complexity of its narrative can seem uniquely forbidding, though it’s …

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Portland-based artist Kate MacDowell (previously) continues to construct discomfiting combinations of human and wildlife elements in her porcelain sculptures. She builds each piece by hand, and often layers in details after hollowing out the main form, whether it is a fox’s body encasing a human skull or a human brain filled with flora and fauna.  MacDowell describes …

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(Note: This article is translated into Polish here.) Recently, I was talking with a teacher and friend about self realization. He made a simple comment that the soul is the sum total of all of our experiences. It struck me how this meant that every experience adds to our soul, and there is no experience that can detract …

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A book documents how typewriters have been used to create astonishing works of graphic art for more than a century. One quality that seems to define humanity isn’t just its compulsion to create art, but to create art in the most impractical ways. For proof, look no further than Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology, by …

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