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How to Apologize for Standing Someone Up: A Lesson from Lewis Carroll’s Hilarious Letter
How to Apologize for Standing Someone Up: A Lesson from Lewis Carroll’s Hilarious Letter

“I am obliged to use an umbrella to keep the tears from running down on to the paper.”

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Alice in Wonderland Pop-Up Book
Alice in Wonderland Pop-Up Book

“Oh, I’ve had such a curious dream!”

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Alice in Wonderland, in 24 Vintage Magic Lantern Slides Based on Sir John Tenniel’s Iconic Illustrations
Alice in Wonderland, in 24 Vintage Magic Lantern Slides Based on Sir John Tenniel’s Iconic Illustrations

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”

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The Philosophy of Alice in Wonderland
The Philosophy of Alice in Wonderland

Cultivating the capacity to believe six impossible things before breakfast.

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Salvador Dalí Illustrates Alice in Wonderland, 1969
Salvador Dalí Illustrates Alice in Wonderland, 1969

What the Mad Hatter has to do with one of the most inspired collaborations in Western culture.

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Meet the Real Alice: How the Story of Alice in Wonderland Was Born
Meet the Real Alice: How the Story of Alice in Wonderland Was Born

“What is the use of a book,” thought Alice, “without pictures or conversations!”

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Alice in Wonderland as a Subway Map
Alice in Wonderland as a Subway Map

“‘Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,’ said the Cat.”

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Yayoi Kusama, Japan’s Most Celebrated Contemporary Artist, Illustrates Alice in Wonderland
Yayoi Kusama, Japan’s Most Celebrated Contemporary Artist, Illustrates Alice in Wonderland

Down the rabbit hole in colorful dots, twisted typography, and strange eye conditions.

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Alan Turing’s Reading List: Books the Computing Pioneer Borrowed From His School Library
Alan Turing’s Reading List: Books the Computing Pioneer Borrowed From His School Library

What Alice in Wonderland has to do with electromagnetic theory, relativity, and Pluto.

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Leonard Weisgard’s Stunning 1949 Alice in Wonderland Illustrations
Leonard Weisgard’s Stunning 1949 Alice in Wonderland Illustrations

A vibrant mid-century homage to one of the most beloved children’s books of all time.

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