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Grapefruit: Yoko Ono’s Poems, Drawings, and Instructions for Life
Grapefruit: Yoko Ono’s Poems, Drawings, and Instructions for Life

“A dream you dream alone may be a dream, but a dream two people dream together is a reality.”

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Stunning Black & White Engravings by Ian Hugo from Anaïs Nin’s Hand-Printed <em>Under a Glass Bell</em>, 1944
Stunning Black & White Engravings by Ian Hugo from Anaïs Nin’s Hand-Printed Under a Glass Bell, 1944

Stunning artwork from a hand-made book that presages modern self-publishing entrepreneurship.

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Susan Sontag on the Creative Purpose of Boredom
Susan Sontag on the Creative Purpose of Boredom

“Most of the interesting art of our time is boring.”

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Mind and Cosmos: Philosopher Thomas Nagel’s Brave Critique of Scientific Reductionism
Mind and Cosmos: Philosopher Thomas Nagel’s Brave Critique of Scientific Reductionism

How our hunger for definitive answers robs us of the intellectual humility necessary for understanding the universe and our place in it.

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The Etymology of “Hangover”
The Etymology of “Hangover”

What George Washington and coarse French fabric have to do with the language of drunkenness.

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A History of Reading
A History of Reading

“Writing freezes the moment. Reading is forever.”

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