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Illustrated Six-Word Memoirs by Students from Grade School to Grad School
Illustrated Six-Word Memoirs by Students from Grade School to Grad School

“The constraint fuels rather than limits our creativity.”

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How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: Lessons in Mindfulness and Creativity from the Great Detective
How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: Lessons in Mindfulness and Creativity from the Great Detective

“A man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.”

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A Typographic Tour of New York City at Night
A Typographic Tour of New York City at Night

“No other city in the world stages dusk to dawn like New York City.”

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F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret to Great Writing: Letters of Advice to a Friend’s Teenage Daughter and to His Own
F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret to Great Writing: Letters of Advice to a Friend’s Teenage Daughter and to His Own

“Nothing any good isn’t hard.”

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How We Use Maps and Globes: An Illustrated Guide from 1968
How We Use Maps and Globes: An Illustrated Guide from 1968

A charming reminder of how far we’ve come — and what we’ve given up along the way.

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The Birth of Our Modern Obsession with Maps
The Birth of Our Modern Obsession with Maps

From Ptolemy to Richard Dawkins, or how customization in Renaissance Venice sparked a cartographic craze.

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