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Kevin Stanton’s Cut-Paper Illustrations of Romeo and Juliet
Kevin Stanton’s Cut-Paper Illustrations of Romeo and Juliet

A tactile take on literature’s most tragic love story.

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The First Ads for Famous Books
The First Ads for Famous Books

Because even genius needs share of voice to succeed.

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Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili
Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili

Three decades of typographic magic, graphic elegance, and combinatorial creativity.

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A Breakup Letter from Simone de Beauvoir
A Breakup Letter from Simone de Beauvoir

“I can still feel warm and happy and harshly grateful when I look at you inside me.”

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Why We Cry: The Science of Sobbing and Emotional Tearing
Why We Cry: The Science of Sobbing and Emotional Tearing

Why it’s easier to prevent a crying spell than to stop one already underway.

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Christopher Hitchens on Mortality
Christopher Hitchens on Mortality

“To the dumb question ‘Why me?’ the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply: Why not?”

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