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Charles M. Schulz, Civil Rights, and the Previously Unseen Art of Peanuts
Charles M. Schulz, Civil Rights, and the Previously Unseen Art of Peanuts

“My husband and I keep pertinent Peanuts cartoons on desks and bulletin boards as guards against pomposity.”

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Vincent van Gogh on Fear, Taking Risks, and How Making Inspired Mistakes Moves Us Forward
Vincent van Gogh on Fear, Taking Risks, and How Making Inspired Mistakes Moves Us Forward

“However meaningless and vain, however dead life appears, the man of faith, of energy, of warmth … steps in and does something.”

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Beloved Dog: Maira Kalman’s Illustrated Love Letter to Our Canine Companions
Beloved Dog: Maira Kalman’s Illustrated Love Letter to Our Canine Companions

“Dogs … are constant reminders that life reveals the best of itself when we live fully in the moment and extend our unconditional love.”

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Patti Smith on the Two Kinds of Masterpieces and Her Fifty Favorite Books
Patti Smith on the Two Kinds of Masterpieces and Her Fifty Favorite Books

“Everything pours forth. Photographs their history. Books their words. Walls their sounds.”

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The Tea Party in the Woods: A Tender Modernist Fairy Tale by Japanese Artist Akiko Miyakoshi
The Tea Party in the Woods: A Tender Modernist Fairy Tale by Japanese Artist Akiko Miyakoshi

A gentle taunt at the line between what is real and what is imagined.

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The Art of Not-Having-to-Ask, from Buddhist Monks to Amanda Palmer by Way of Thoreau
The Art of Not-Having-to-Ask, from Buddhist Monks to Amanda Palmer by Way of Thoreau

How to unlearn everything our transactionalist culture has taught us about “the market” and relearn our natural open-handed generosity.

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