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May 9, 2013
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Letter to the editor

Dear Editor,   I thought that I would take the time to write you a positive note. I know all too often editors hear what readers feel is not working right, and people don’t take the time to write about when something is good.    I would
November 8, 2012
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Letters to the Editor

Edison bookstore I am writing to you to express my deep frustration and disappointment with the imminent closing of Edison Bookstore and my hope to better understand the future use of the space. Edison has been essential to my education, as it is one of the only public spaces open
April 26, 2012
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Letter to the editor

‘Friendly Florence’   Dear Editor,   From March 19 to March 23, 2012, I participated in the meeting Domes in the World, held in Florence. As a Belgian citizen teaching mathematics in Brussels, the capital of Europe, I was concerned about visiting Italy because of what movies and recent political events have portrayed.   However, […]
February 16, 2012
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Letter to the editor

Editor's note: TF received the following letter from an Australian survivor of the Costa Concordia shipwreck, who met with difficulties during the rescue mission and who wishes that future missions are better organized for the benefit of all. For details on the Costa Concordia accident off the Giglio coast,
January 19, 2012
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Letter to the editor

Dear Editor,   I first visited Florence 15 years ago with my wife on a week long-vacation. We enjoyed the visit so much that we fell in love with both the town and Tuscany. Consequently, we have returned almost every year and have never been disappointed. There have been
December 15, 2011
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Letters to the editor

  In response to ‘Share the streets,’ TF 153   Dear TF, First I would just like to say thank you for sending me your issues over these past years … It is my only contact with Florentine news since moving back to New York last year. I am appreciative and have never felt compelled […]
November 25, 2011
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Letter to the editor

  Dear Editor, There seems to be a rumour out there that the Paperback Exchange is closing.   This rumour is false!   We are indeed sorry that other bookstores in Florence are closing, but Paperback Exchange is not.   We have no intention of closing. Despite the current economic crisis, online competition, and electronic […]
November 10, 2011
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Letters to the editor

Editor's note: In TF 151, we ran a story about a divorce and custody case involving alleged international child abduction. We ran the story because we believe it is important to chronicle events that touch on issues that affect the Florence community and expats. We heard from many readers,
October 27, 2011
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Letters to the editor

Dear Editor, The cultural power and majesty of Italy contrasts sharply with the competency of its judicial procedure. It seems as though the ‘facts' that were presented against Amanda Knox were largely organized around the prosecution's need for media attention and targeted an emotional response from the Italian
September 15, 2011
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Letters to the Editor

Dear The Florentine, Many readers faithfully stop in at our bookshop near the Duomo to pick up their copy of The Florentine, and say hello, and occasionally, thank you. Many, also, thankfully, buy a book or two from us.    One lovely, breezy afternoon in July, just after the