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    • July
      • Interesting note in Sunday's New York Times on globalization and reading
        Up Front
        By THE EDITORS
        Pico Iyer was born in England to Indian parents, and when he was 9 years old began commuting — alone, six times a year — between 1960s California and ancient British boarding schools.

        “Globalism has seemed my destiny,” he said in a recent e-mail from r

      • The Mayor's Book Club fall line-up
        Continue to “Read Your Way Around the World” this fall with The Mayor's Book Club. The next selection of international-themed books to discuss is now set.

        Jul. 18: "At Home: A Short History of Private Life" by Bill Bryson.

        Aug. 15: “In the Time of the Butt

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