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From Ptolemy to George Eliot to William Blake, a Private History of Everyday Happiness
From Ptolemy to George Eliot to William Blake, a Private History of Everyday Happiness

“I know that I am mortal by nature and ephemeral, but when I trace at my pleasure the windings to and fro of the heavenly bodies…I stand in the presence of Zeus himself and take my fill of ambrosia.”

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Coppernickel Goes Mondrian: A Picture-Book Homage to the Iconic Artist
Coppernickel Goes Mondrian: A Picture-Book Homage to the Iconic Artist

A vibrant story of curiosity and optimism by Dutch illustrator Wouter van Reek.

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Hello Goodbye Hello: Rudyard Kipling Meets Mark Twain Meets Helen Keller
Hello Goodbye Hello: Rudyard Kipling Meets Mark Twain Meets Helen Keller

“His voice seemed to say like the river, ‘Why hurry? Eternity is long; the ocean can wait.'”

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Logo Life: The Visual Evolution of 100 Iconic Logos
Logo Life: The Visual Evolution of 100 Iconic Logos

“Newton… a mind forever voyaging through strange seas of thought…alone.”

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The Wisdom of the Heart: Henry Miller on the Art of Living
The Wisdom of the Heart: Henry Miller on the Art of Living

“On how one orients himself to the moment depends the failure or fruitfulness of it.”

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R. Crumb Illustrates Bukowski
R. Crumb Illustrates Bukowski

Two grand masters of irreverence come together.

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