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Little Bird: A Beautifully Minimalist Story of Belonging Lost and Found by Swiss Illustrator Albertine
Little Bird: A Beautifully Minimalist Story of Belonging Lost and Found by Swiss Illustrator Albertine

“There are no greater treasures than the little things.”

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I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail: 17th-Century British “Trick” Poetry Meets Die-Cut Indian Folk Art
I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail: 17th-Century British “Trick” Poetry Meets Die-Cut Indian Folk Art

Exquisite storytelling as exquisite artifact.

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Occupy: Noam Chomsky’s Guide to The History and Practice of Protest
Occupy: Noam Chomsky’s Guide to The History and Practice of Protest

How to protest intelligently without risking your freedom, or what flower petals have to do with PVC.

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Recipes and Household Tips from Great Writers
Recipes and Household Tips from Great Writers

Tiramisu à la Proust, hanging wallpaper with Hemingway, weeding by hand with Émile Zola, and other domestic adventures with literary greats.

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Sex and Punishment: A 4,000-Year History of Judging Desire
Sex and Punishment: A 4,000-Year History of Judging Desire

How we went from medieval male marriages to executions to marriage equality.

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Henry Miller on Originality
Henry Miller on Originality

“And your way, is it really your way?”

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