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The Best Art Books of 2015
The Best Art Books of 2015

Urban dogs, underworld dragons, the unseen Peanuts, and every living person in New York.

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Thomas Wolfe on Ambition, Gratitude, and the True Measure of Success, in Letters to His Mother
Thomas Wolfe on Ambition, Gratitude, and the True Measure of Success, in Letters to His Mother

“It is not all bad, but it is not all good, it is not all ugly, but it is not all beautiful, it is life, life, life — the only thing that matters.”

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The Tiger Who Would Be King: James Thurber’s Poignant 1927 Parable of the Destructive Hunger for Power, Reimagined in Stunning New Illustrations
The Tiger Who Would Be King: James Thurber’s Poignant 1927 Parable of the Destructive Hunger for Power, Reimagined in Stunning New Illustrations

A timeless text of acute timeliness, brought to life in a visual masterwork of traditional technique and imaginative ingenuity.

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Joseph Conrad on Art and What Makes a Great Writer, in a Beautiful Tribute to Henry James
Joseph Conrad on Art and What Makes a Great Writer, in a Beautiful Tribute to Henry James

“All creative art is magic, is evocation of the unseen in forms persuasive, enlightening, familiar and surprising, for the edification of mankind.”

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Norman Rockwell’s Rare Illustrations for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Norman Rockwell’s Rare Illustrations for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Two of the greatest commentators on culture and sociological observers of American life, together.

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Cézanne’s Only Known Love Letter
Cézanne’s Only Known Love Letter

“Is it not a relief from suffering to be permitted to express it?”

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