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World History in Brief

  World History as a Single Story Tamim Ansary   Broadly speaking, world history is the story of how we got to where we are today. Usually, however, embedded in the narrative is an assumption about who constitutes the “we.” The shape of the story depends on the tellers of the tale. Today, however, with […]

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Writing Workshop: Memoir

Life/Story is a workshop for writers who are working on a memoir or have a project in mind (and are committed to getting started on it.) Every Sunday for six weeks, six writers get together with Ansary to discuss their work. Each writer submits a piece by email beforehand.  What writers share can range from […]

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