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Love Letter as Obituary: How To Praise Like Legendary Ad Man David Ogilvy
Love Letter as Obituary: How To Praise Like Legendary Ad Man David Ogilvy

“Many nice men are too dumb to be anything else.”

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Logo Life: The Visual Evolution of 100 Iconic Logos
Logo Life: The Visual Evolution of 100 Iconic Logos

“Newton… a mind forever voyaging through strange seas of thought…alone.”

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Vintage Ads for Libraries and Reading
Vintage Ads for Libraries and Reading

“There’s a future in books…and a book in your future!”

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Brand Thinking: Seth Godin, Malcolm Gladwell, Dan Pink, and Other Mavens on How and Why We Define Ourselves Through Stuff
Brand Thinking: Seth Godin, Malcolm Gladwell, Dan Pink, and Other Mavens on How and Why We Define Ourselves Through Stuff

“The modern version of introspection is the sum total of all those highly individualized choices that we make about the material content of our lives.”

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Ways of Seeing: John Berger’s Classic 1972 BBC Critique of Consumer Culture
Ways of Seeing: John Berger’s Classic 1972 BBC Critique of Consumer Culture

Gender roles, the elusive promises of advertising, and what oil painting has to do with the publicity machine.

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Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator
Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator

How the economics of the Internet are exploited to change public perception.

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