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100 Ideas That Changed Architecture
100 Ideas That Changed Architecture

How the art and science of building evolved along the parallel axes of the philosophical and the pragmatic.

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Epilogue: Book-Lovers on the Future of Print
Epilogue: Book-Lovers on the Future of Print

“The central role of the bookseller is curatorial and….the intervening years have increased that role in terms of importance.”

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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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Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists
Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists

On love, liberty, and the pursuit of silence.

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Freeman Dyson on Tool-Creation, Technology, and What Makes a Scientific Revolution
Freeman Dyson on Tool-Creation, Technology, and What Makes a Scientific Revolution

“In every human culture, the hand and the brain work together to create the style that makes a civilization.”

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Digesting the Most Important Food Politics Book of the Past 50 Years
Digesting the Most Important Food Politics Book of the Past 50 Years

Up close and personal with a book whose highest aspiration is to one day be quaint.

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