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BBC’s The Beauty of Books: Penguin, Orwell, and the Paperback Cover Design Revolution
BBC’s The Beauty of Books: Penguin, Orwell, and the Paperback Cover Design Revolution

“The book is still the most intelligent and interactive data retrieval system which has been devised.”

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The Story of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust Character
The Story of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust Character

The curious rise, rise, and retirement of one of pop culture’s greatest cults.

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To Infinity and Beyond: BBC Untangles the Most Exponential Mystery
To Infinity and Beyond: BBC Untangles the Most Exponential Mystery

‘There are infinitely many infinities, each one infinitely bigger than the last.’

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On Craftsmanship: The Only Surviving Recording of Virginia Woolf’s Voice, 1937
On Craftsmanship: The Only Surviving Recording of Virginia Woolf’s Voice, 1937

“Words belong to each other.”

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The Machine That Made Us: Stephen Fry and the BBC Explore Gutenberg’s Legacy
The Machine That Made Us: Stephen Fry and the BBC Explore Gutenberg’s Legacy

A hands-on history of the most important milestone of technology since the invention of the wheel.

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How Long Is a Piece of String? BBC and Comedian Alan Davies Explore Quantum Mechanics
How Long Is a Piece of String? BBC and Comedian Alan Davies Explore Quantum Mechanics

Making sense of 319.44 millimeters of infinity.

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