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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. Five writers get together with Ansary for two-hour meetings to discuss their work. Each writer submits a piece by email beforehand.  Writers can share excerpts from a work-in-progress, stand-alone narrative pieces, outlines, and ruminations on the structure […]

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