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How the Gutenberg Press Embodies Combinatorial Creativity
How the Gutenberg Press Embodies Combinatorial Creativity

From metallurgy to the division of labor, or why Gutenberg was a typesetting despot.

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Stunning Vintage Illustrations of Don Quixote by Spanish Graphic Design Pioneer Roc Riera Rojas
Stunning Vintage Illustrations of Don Quixote by Spanish Graphic Design Pioneer Roc Riera Rojas

An expressive mid-century take on the Cervantes classic.

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Stunning Spanish Illustrations for The Communist Manifesto
Stunning Spanish Illustrations for The Communist Manifesto

The Marx and Engels classic, brought to new life in black, white, and red.

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The Cats of Copenhagen: Delightful Recently Discovered Children’s Story by James Joyce
The Cats of Copenhagen: Delightful Recently Discovered Children’s Story by James Joyce

A charming, irreverent picture-book based on Joyce’s letters to his only grandson.

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Joy Williams on Why Writers Write
Joy Williams on Why Writers Write

“A writer loves the dark, loves it, but is always fumbling around in the light.”

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A Visual History of New York City’s Destruction in 200 Years of Fiction
A Visual History of New York City’s Destruction in 200 Years of Fiction

What visions of the magnificent city’s destruction reveal about American ideology and the dominant social issues of each era.

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