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Trinity: A Graphic History of the Atomic Bomb
Trinity: A Graphic History of the Atomic Bomb

From Marie Curie to Hiroshima, or what uranium isotopes have to do with moral philosophy.

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Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator
Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator

How the economics of the Internet are exploited to change public perception.

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Hemingway Shoots His Cat
Hemingway Shoots His Cat

“Have had to shoot people but never anyone I knew and loved for eleven years. Nor anyone that purred with two broken legs.”

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Susan Sontag on Aphorisms and the Commodification of Wisdom
Susan Sontag on Aphorisms and the Commodification of Wisdom

“Aphoristic thinking is impatient thinking.”

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The Burning House: What People Would Take if the House Was on Fire
The Burning House: What People Would Take if the House Was on Fire

A pictorial meditation on how we construct our identity through objects and material possessions.

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Alligators All Around: A Maurice Sendak Alphabet Book from 1962
Alligators All Around: A Maurice Sendak Alphabet Book from 1962

Juggling jellybeans, keeping kangaroos, and other shockingly spoiled yackety-yacking.

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