Spies in the Family: Dillon and Polyakov’s Friendship that Helped End the Cold War
Books / International / Leaders & People

Spies in the Family: Dillon and Polyakov’s Friendship that Helped End the Cold War

The spy business is personal. Eva Dillon, author of “Spies in the Family” draws back the curtain of the Cold War to reveal the human side of two remarkable spies – one American, her father, Paul L. Dillon and the other codenamed TOPHAT, General Dmitri Fedorovich Polyakov, a Soviet intelligence officer, who volunteered to spy … Continue reading

The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work
Books / Greece / Innovation / Leaders & People

The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work

The muses dance today for the release of The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work by Alex Pattakos and Elaine Dundon. The OPA! Way is a modern day classic. It reveals the secret to finding meaning, purpose and ultimately, joy in life by following the wisdom of ancient Greeks, their mythology, philosophy … Continue reading

Unique Holiday Gifts
Art / Books

Unique Holiday Gifts

The holidays bring families, friends and loved ones together to celebrate and often exchange gifts for Hanukkah (November 27 to December 5, 2013), Christmas (December 25, 2013), Boxer Day (December 26, 2013) or Kwanza (December 26 to January 1, 2014) or simply appreciation of one’s clients. 9 Muses News offers these favorite gifts from readers, … Continue reading

Walls of Freedom: Egyptian Graffiti Artists, the New Revolutionaries
Art / Books / Egypt / News/Media

Walls of Freedom: Egyptian Graffiti Artists, the New Revolutionaries

Walls of Freedom: Street Art of the Egyptian Revolution is a powerful tribute to the artists who shared the stories of suffering, resistance and courage in the face of a desired but truly unknown destiny as the revolution unfolded and continues to unfold in Egypt.

Basma Hamdy, an Egyptian artist and designer, and Don Karl, an art book publisher and cultural activist and graffiti artist himself, have brought together more than 30 artists, 50 photographers and dozens of historians and activists to document and preserve the ephemeral nature of graffiti art in the Egyptian revolution.
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