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Leo Tolstoy: visit to his Yasnaya Polyana remains a dream

The Australian - 15 Sep 2017
I have been an admirer of Tolstoy since I studied Russian at a Scottish high school in the 1960s, but it was never possible to travel to Yasnaya Polyana during my subsequent holidays in Russia. Now, visiting my son in Moscow, such a trip could be ...
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Remembering the work of Leo Tolstoy on his Birthday

Our Culture Mag - 09 Sep 2017
Born as Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy on the 9th of September, 1828 in the Russian Empire Leo Tolstoy to this day is one of the most important and arguably best writers of all time. His writing has not just influenced storytellers in Russia but around the ...
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Best Surf Towns In America 2017, No. 1: Haleiwa, HI

Surfer Magazine - 21 Sep 2017
If, as Leo Tolstoy once wrote in Anna Karenina, "All happy families are alike…," then all happy surf towns are, too. Certainly, in every happy surf town there are the same old salty surf dawgs on giant longboards who'll cut off the groms and never ...
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Pierogis made for Broadway find new home in restaurant

WTOP - 19 Sep 2017
The musical is an adaptation of a segment of the novel “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy. The menu is based on recipes of Lena Gambourg, the mother of producer Roman Gambourg. ___. Information from: The New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com.
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Primary Stages Kicks Off New Off-Broadway Season With Discord

Playbill.com - 19 Sep 2017
Performances begin September 19 for Scott Carter's The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, the first production of Primary Stages' 2017–2018 Off-Broadway season. The new play from Carter, executive ...
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Chronic Stress Discombobulates Gut Microbiome Communities

Psychology Today (blog) - 25 Aug 2017
Leo Tolstoy famously said: "All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." After realizing how unpredictably each individual's gut microbiome communities responded during "unhappy" stressful situations, the research team ...
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Goodbye to the Great Comet

Wesleyan Argus - 08 Sep 2017
The musical is an operatic adaptation of a few chapters from Leo Tolstoy's “War and Peace,” with its book and lyrics written by three-time Tony nominee Dave Malloy. Malloy starred in the titular role of Pierre for a considerable amount of time during ...
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Edgar on Strategy (II): An anti-strategist's view

Foreign Policy (blog) - 15 Sep 2017
As historically informed strategists, how do we explain the election of President Donald Trump? Last week, I described Leo Tolstoy as the anti-strategist. In our circles, we do not often take Tolstoy seriously, except as an interesting example of what ...
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Prominent attorney was a longtime Sarasota philanthropist

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - 18 Sep 2017
He was also remembered for the batches of Louisiana gumbo he cooked up for friends every Christmas, along with his fondness for books, especially the works of C.S. Lewis and Leo Tolstoy. At social functions, Wise appeared content to be the quieter half ...
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Guiding 'starets': Russian youths discover Orthodox monasticism

The Catholic Spirit - 19 Sep 2017
Before the 1917 communist revolution, many pilgrims, including the great Russian writers Leo Tolstoy, Nikolai Gogol and Fyodor Dostoyevsky, visited the monastery, Father Kalinnik said. “In the Old Testament, we see how God was ready to forgive a city ...
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War And Peace Within Us

HuffPost - 17 Sep 2017
A few years ago a dear friend was struggling with love and all the undesirable, unwanted feelings this often-overrated, supposedly-positive emotion brings with it. My heart too was heavy watching her flip-flop between joy and sadness because of the ...
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Does Life Have a Purpose?

Cape May County Herald - 20 Sep 2017
Russian author, Leo Tolstoy had succeeded in all of the areas of life a person could desire. He had it all, so to say, but he wrote this: “My question—that which at the age of 50 brought me to the verge of suicide—was the simplest of questions, lying ...
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This is the Most Common Birthday in the US: Report

NBC Chicago - 12 Sep 2017
The list includes Michelle Williams, Adam Sandler, Hugh Grant and Michael Buble. Sports stars include Cleveland Cavaliers star J.R. Smith and quarterback Joe Theismann. It's also the day famed author Leo Tolstoy was born, and even singer Otis Redding.

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