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Melania Trump And Me, Two Slovenians Arrive In Washington

Melania Trump — or Melania Knavs, as she was called before she married and moved into Trump Tower — will be the only first lady since 1829 to have been born outside the United States. S......


Melania's Rise As FLOTUS, As Seen By Fellow Slovenian


From NYC To DC, Yonderman's American Journey Continues

Slovenian-born Andrej Mrevlje has lived all around the world, sharing his stories and ideas. Now, after five years in the Big Apple, it's time for life inside the beltway.


My Irish Holiday: Summer Winds And Whiskey

Our itinerant Slovenian-born New Yorker takes a long-awaited voyage to the land of Joyce and good drink, and a certain singular brand of modesty.


From Sarajevo, An Unlikely Lesson For American Democracy

Signing a petition challenging Donald Trump's right to run for U.S. president is one bad good idea. A novelist who lived through Balkan tragedies knows this well.


Of Lying And Language — Last Thoughts On Umberto Eco

NEW YORK — Umberto Eco died last month in his Milan apartment, among his 30,000 books. He wrote many of them himself, and these books were translated into more than 30 differ......