BOOKS ARE STILL COOL! April 20, 2018.

Hello all avid readers.  Books Are Still Cool has something special for April.  American Latvian author Ināra Vērzemniece, and non-fiction creative writing assistant professor at the University of Iowa, will herself join the post read discussion via Skype.  Her book, Among the Living and the Dead, has been critically acclaimed by the New York Times ...
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BOOKS ARE STILL COOL! January 31, 2018.

Books Are Still Cool has a first ever – this month’s book’s author himself will host the book discussion!!! Jon A. Logan, author of Why Me? Why Not Me!, is presently serving with the US armed forces in Latvia at Lielvārde. About the book: “Decades of poor choices, dealing with tragedy, substance abuse, professional and ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Exchange Program Awards

Riga, June 15, 2017 – Today, Sharon Hudson-Dean, Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Riga, will honor this year’s exchange program recipients for the Fulbright, Humphrey, and Benjamin Franklin fellowships, as well as the Studies of the United States Institute (SUSI), Baltic American Freedom Foundation Fellowships and Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program. Fulbright ...
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