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Book Spine Poetry vol. 1: The Future
Book Spine Poetry vol. 1: The Future

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The Geometry of God: The Striking Kaleidoscopic Patterns of European Cathedral Ceilings
The Geometry of God: The Striking Kaleidoscopic Patterns of European Cathedral Ceilings

Photographer David Stephenson captures architectural triumphs at the intersection of art and mathematics.

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A Letter of Advice to Young Contrarians from Christopher Hitchens
A Letter of Advice to Young Contrarians from Christopher Hitchens

“Distrust compassion; prefer dignity for yourself and others.”

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How 17 Equations Changed the World
How 17 Equations Changed the World

What Descartes has to do with C. P. Snow and the second law of thermodynamics.

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Magic Hours: Tom Bissell on the Secrets of Creators and Creation
Magic Hours: Tom Bissell on the Secrets of Creators and Creation

“To create anything… is to believe, if only momentarily, you are capable of magic.”

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How to Listen to Music: A Vintage Guide to the 7 Essential Skills
How to Listen to Music: A Vintage Guide to the 7 Essential Skills

“Respond esthetically to all sounds, from the hum of the refrigerator motor or the paddling of oars on a lake, to the tones of a cello or muted trumpet.”

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