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Woodcut: A Meditation on Time Through the Inked Cross-Sections of Fallen Trees
Woodcut: A Meditation on Time Through the Inked Cross-Sections of Fallen Trees

Bryan Nash Gill’s visual record of the passage of time.

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Henri Matisse’s Rare 1935 Etchings for James Joyce’s <em>Ulysses</em>
Henri Matisse’s Rare 1935 Etchings for James Joyce’s Ulysses

A 22-karat creative cross-pollination.

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From Fitzgerald to Reagan, 5 Letters of Fatherly Advice from History’s Greatest Public Dads
From Fitzgerald to Reagan, 5 Letters of Fatherly Advice from History’s Greatest Public Dads

“The secret of success is concentrating interest in life… interest in the small things of nature… In other words to be fully awake to everything.”

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On Scientific Taste
On Scientific Taste

“Our taste derives from the summation of all that we have learnt from others, experienced and thought.”

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Iconic Designer Charles Eames’s Most Memorable Aphorisms
Iconic Designer Charles Eames’s Most Memorable Aphorisms

“Beyond the age of information is the age of choices.”

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How To Talk About Books You Haven’t Read
How To Talk About Books You Haven’t Read

“Non-reading is not just the absence of reading. It is a genuine activity, one that consists of adopting a stance in relation to the immense tide of books that protects you from drowning. On that basis, it deserves to be defended and even taught.”

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