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The Gnomes of Gnù: Umberto Eco Teaches Kids About Ecology Through Abstract Art
The Gnomes of Gnù: Umberto Eco Teaches Kids About Ecology Through Abstract Art

A beautiful allegory about ecological collapse and salvation.

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The Self Illusion: How Our Social Brain Constructs Who We Are
The Self Illusion: How Our Social Brain Constructs Who We Are

Hume was a neuroscientist, or what early aviation has to do with the psychology of identity.

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A Girl and Her Room: Portraits of Teenage Girls’ Inner Worlds Through Their Bedroom Interiors
A Girl and Her Room: Portraits of Teenage Girls’ Inner Worlds Through Their Bedroom Interiors

“I was discovering a person on the cusp on becoming an adult, but desperately holding on to the child she barely outgrew, a person on the edge between two worlds.”

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How Intuition and the Imagination Fuel “Rational” Scientific Discovery and Creativity: A 1957 Guide
How Intuition and the Imagination Fuel “Rational” Scientific Discovery and Creativity: A 1957 Guide

“Those who do not know the torment of the unknown cannot have the joy of discovery.”

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The Letter Q: Queer Writers’ Notes to Their Younger Selves
The Letter Q: Queer Writers’ Notes to Their Younger Selves

Lessons in the art of embracing identity from some of today’s most celebrated authors.

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Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet

What undersea cables have to do with Brooklyn squirrels.

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