Il té letterario di Expatclic del 12 marzo

Oggi abbiamo parlato di Libri di Cucina! Non sapevamo bene cos’aspettarci da questo incontro nel quale avremmo discusso di Libri di Cucina, ma una volta di più il gruppo è stato sorprendente! Infatti, oltre a scambiarci titoli interessanti e colorati, siamo finite a parlare di blog, di abitudini culinarie, di ricette e di rituali e affettività legata ai piatti. I temi toccati sono stati talmente … Continue reading Il té letterario di Expatclic del 12 marzo

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Throw Your Tooth on the Roof: Tooth Traditions from Around the World

Author: Selby B. Beeler, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)

Language: English

Summary: What do you do when you lose a tooth? Do you put it under your pillow and wait for the tooth fairy? Not if you live in Botswana! In Botswana, children throw their teeth onto the roof.

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The Book of New Family Traditions: How to Create Great Rituals for Holidays and Every Day

Author: Meg Cox

Language: English

Summary: Quality family togetherness—everyone wants it, but it seems increasingly harder to achieve. In a world run by cell phones, computers, and virtual networking, the comfort of human connection grows more important— and rarer— all the time.

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Il té letterario di Expatclic del 12 febbraio

Oggi abbiamo parlato di Biografie e Autobiografie Come sempre, le nostre eroine hanno esordito dicendo “questo non è il mio genere, non ho molto da dire“, e siamo venute via con una wishlist lunga come il Rio delle Amazzoni. Predilette sono le auto/biografie degli artisti: Modigliani in testa (quella di Corrado Augias), ma anche Jimy Hendrix (Zero. La mia storia), Emma Stokholma (Per il mio … Continue reading Il té letterario di Expatclic del 12 febbraio

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Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Barry Stephenson

Language: English

Summary: Ritual is part of what it means to be human. Like sports, music, and drama, ritual defines and enriches culture, putting those who practice it in touch with sources of value and meaning larger than themselves. Ritual is unavoidable, yet it holds a place in modern life that is decidedly ambiguous. What is ritual? What does it do? Is it useful? What are the various kinds of ritual? Is ritual tradition bound and conservative or innovative and transformational? Continue reading “Ritual: A Very Short Introduction”

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The Travelling Vet: from pets to pandas, my life in animals

Author: Jonathan Cranston

Language: English

Summary: Jonathan Cranston is no ordinary vet. In addition to his day job in the Gloucestershire countryside treating cows, dogs, pigs and cats, he’s also worked with an astonishing range of species around the world, including crocodiles, rhinos and pandas.

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