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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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T. S. Eliot on Idea Incubation, Inhibition, and the Mystical Quality of Creativity, Plus a Rare Reading
T. S. Eliot on Idea Incubation, Inhibition, and the Mystical Quality of Creativity, Plus a Rare Reading

“We do not know until the shell breaks what kind of egg we have been sitting on.”

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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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Timeless Lessons in Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship from the Story of Polaroid
Timeless Lessons in Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship from the Story of Polaroid

The Apple of yore’s eye, or what modern entrepreneurs can learn from Edwin Land.

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The History of Medicine in 250 Milestones
The History of Medicine in 250 Milestones

From witch doctors to human cloning, a visual chronology of the human quest to master health.

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