Outsiders in the revolution: is there a rubber bullet with our name on it?

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As foreigners in foreign lands, when is their fight our fight?

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Does expat lit deserve its own shelf?

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Expatriate literature may be stocked in the travel-memoir-classics section, but does it deserve a shelf of its own? Highlights from a week of Twitter #litchat about the unique depths of outsider cultural views from the inside

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Psychic location independence: optimizing life in spite of where you are

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Most of us cannot go somewhere on the ground where all our people and our perfect lifestyle exist. We must find that psychically — call it our “global niche”.

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Your tribe is the new segregation: integration may not be an improvement

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As we seek our global niche, we’re integrating across all sorts of out-moded boundaries. You could also say we’re segregating along the lines of our true selves.

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Rolling stone: how are you shaped by the places you’ve been?

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If nowhere in the world is home, all the world is home. Happy syllogism or rootless predicament?

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The shelfless: expat books ‘don’t exist’

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Unsupported by the book publishing establishment, this expat publisher pushed her business idea aside for fifteen years.

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Lowlights of an expat experience: bluest adventures captured on film

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Some people believe a photo steals the soul. What about a photo that captures a soul death?

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Rude honesty: when politeness is cultural

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Who’s to say if Dutch directness is rude, or honest, and if British and American sugar coating is politeness or lying?

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Food communion: finding lost rituals

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A global nomad now back in the USA misses the special status of food.

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