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Nicole Krauss’s Beautiful Letter to Van Gogh on Fear, Bravery, and How to Break the Loop of Our Destructive Patterns
Nicole Krauss’s Beautiful Letter to Van Gogh on Fear, Bravery, and How to Break the Loop of Our Destructive Patterns

“Bravery is always more intelligent than fear, since it is built on the foundation of what one knows about oneself: the knowledge of one’s strength and capacity, of one’s passion.”

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The Great French Artist Eugène Delacroix on Self-Doubt, Idea-Ambivalence, and the Cure for Procrastination
The Great French Artist Eugène Delacroix on Self-Doubt, Idea-Ambivalence, and the Cure for Procrastination

“I must never put off for a better day something that I could enjoy doing now.”

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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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Thunder & Lightning: An Extraordinary Illustrated Celebration of the Weather and Its Role in the Human Experience
Thunder & Lightning: An Extraordinary Illustrated Celebration of the Weather and Its Role in the Human Experience

Elemental enchantment at the intersection of art, science, and storytelling.

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The Quiet Noisy Book: A Little-Known Vintage Gem by Margaret Wise Brown
The Quiet Noisy Book: A Little-Known Vintage Gem by Margaret Wise Brown

A tender celebration of curiosity, presence, and attentiveness to the world in its most delicate and delightful details.

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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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