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Posts Tagged: Prague

This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Chicago’s bookstores, bracing against the looming arrival of a physical Amazon store, are stronger than ever. Check out this roundup of local indie stores. Fišer bookstore, a Prague institution since the 1930s, is closing. Korea’s oldest bookstore closed fourteen years ago, but Jongno Books is set to reopen in Seoul.

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Visiting Kafka

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Over at the New York Times, David Farley writes about Prague and its connections to Kafka, from the 36-foot high Kafka head made of forty-two rotating chrome plates to the various buildings that lay claim to his residence—all the hotspots for the traveling Kafka literati.

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The Rumpus Three-Way Interview: An Incomplete Catharsis

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Carmiel Banasky, Alexandra Kleeman, and Matthew Salesses on their new novels, writing from a place of tension, and how our writing changes as we do.

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