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Susan Sontag on Life, Death, Art, and Freedom
Susan Sontag on Life, Death, Art, and Freedom

“Oh, where is the out-going freedom, the instrumental freedom from, freedom that is not this enormous possession of one’s own heart which is death?”

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Saddam Hussein’s Speeches on Democracy (1977-1978)
Saddam Hussein’s Speeches on Democracy (1977-1978)

“The question of democracy is an extremely complicated one. It needs your great concern.”

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Kurt Vonnegut, Charles Bukowski, Susan Sontag, Harper Lee, and Other Literary Greats on Censorship
Kurt Vonnegut, Charles Bukowski, Susan Sontag, Harper Lee, and Other Literary Greats on Censorship

A century of conviction celebrating the freedom to read.

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Graphic Canon vol. 2: Literary Comics from Lewis Carroll to the Brontë Sisters by Way of Darwin
Graphic Canon vol. 2: Literary Comics from Lewis Carroll to the Brontë Sisters by Way of Darwin

Celebrated contemporary graphic artists adapt some of the most memorable literature since 1800.

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How to Break Through Your Creative Block: Strategies from 90 of Today’s Most Exciting Creators
How to Break Through Your Creative Block: Strategies from 90 of Today’s Most Exciting Creators

Refining the machinery of creativity, or what heartbreak and hydraulics have to do with coaxing the muse.

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Rabid: A Cultural History of the World’s Most Diabolical Virus
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World’s Most Diabolical Virus

How a tiny cluster of genes and proteins gave rise to zombie and vampire mythology.

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