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Good lit and photo essays: Discovering Granta’s new site

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I get the GalleyCat newsletter from Mediabistro.com. I like reading about writers. The snarkiness is entertaining. And I really appreciate news about interesting literary websites. Today, I was introduced to Granta. I may be late to the game on this one — Granta magazine has been around since 1889 — but its website was just [...]

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Photography exhibits around the world

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The Blurberati are a helpful group. Whenever I need some extra blog fodder, one of them always has something interesting to share. Today it was Kathy. She discovered BLDG BLOG’s post on hotels in the afterlife. It features some creepy/cool images from Vienna’s Architekturzentrum photography exhibit of “the concrete skeletons of five-star hotel complexes” abandoned [...]

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What a Blurb meet-up looks like

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We Blurbified Kate O’Briens pub this past Monday night. It was our first San Francisco meet-up, co-hosted with Moo and Flickr, and about 200 people showed up. Photos can be seen here and here. (Thanks, magerleagues.)And our very own Jeremy captured some of the evening on video:

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Jungles, markets, and temples: Book of the Week captures them in watercolor

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Most people take photos when they travel. Joaqui­n Gonzalez Dorao paints. I guess it’s natural that a freelance illustrator and member of the Spanish Society of Watercolour Artists would paint their own travel journal. Still, Joaquin’s book feels particularly exceptional. Indochina Travel Diary features watercolors that he hand-painted during a 20 day trip across Cambodia, [...]

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