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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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An Unquiet History of Libraries and Navigating Knowledge, from Alexandria to the Internet
An Unquiet History of Libraries and Navigating Knowledge, from Alexandria to the Internet

“…texts, fabrics to be shredded and woven together in new combinations and patterns…”

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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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An Invisible Flower: Yoko Ono’s Time Machine of Love
An Invisible Flower: Yoko Ono’s Time Machine of Love

“I wrote this story almost a decade before I met my Smelty John.”

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The Origins of Sex: How the First Sexual Revolution Shaped Modern Society
The Origins of Sex: How the First Sexual Revolution Shaped Modern Society

Anatomy of the osmotic balance between public and private, with a side of morality and law.

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