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Anaïs Nin on the Meaning of Life & the Dangers of the Internet (1946)
Anaïs Nin on the Meaning of Life & the Dangers of the Internet (1946)

“We believe we are in touch with a greater amount of people… This is the illusion which might cheat us of being in touch deeply with the one breathing next to us.”

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The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook: A Delicious Time Machine to Post-Edwardian England
The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook: A Delicious Time Machine to Post-Edwardian England

More than 150 recipes from upstairs and downstairs.

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The Best Science Writing Online 2012, In a Print Book
The Best Science Writing Online 2012, In a Print Book

A far more brilliant and necessary idea than it first appears.

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Hermann Hesse on What Trees Teach Us About Belonging and Life
Hermann Hesse on What Trees Teach Us About Belonging and Life

“When we have learned how to listen to trees, then the brevity and the quickness and the childlike hastiness of our thoughts achieve an incomparable joy.”

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The Frank Show: An Illustrated Homage to Grandparents and the Art of Looking Twice
The Frank Show: An Illustrated Homage to Grandparents and the Art of Looking Twice

Because the most interesting stories sometimes come disguised in the least intriguing of packages.

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The Good Girls Revolt: The Untold Story of the 1970 Lawsuit That Changed the Modern Workplace
The Good Girls Revolt: The Untold Story of the 1970 Lawsuit That Changed the Modern Workplace

How the first sex-discrimination lawsuit in the history of media shaped the modern workplace.

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