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Significant Objects: How Stories Confer Value Upon the Vacant
Significant Objects: How Stories Confer Value Upon the Vacant

“It turns out that once you start increasing the emotional energy of inanimate objects, an unpredictable chain reaction is set off.”

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Susan Sontag on Love: Illustrated Diary Excerpts
Susan Sontag on Love: Illustrated Diary Excerpts

“Nothing is mysterious, no human relation. Except love.”

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Anatomy of Lying
Anatomy of Lying

“[Lying] is both a failure of understanding and an unwillingness to be understood.”

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The Wisdom of Crowds
The Wisdom of Crowds

“Under the right circumstances, groups are remarkably intelligent, and are often smarter than the smartest people in them.”

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Book Spine Poetry: The Spark of Love
Book Spine Poetry: The Spark of Love

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Edward Gorey Illustrates Little Red Riding Hood and Other Classic Children’s Stories
Edward Gorey Illustrates Little Red Riding Hood and Other Classic Children’s Stories

An irreverent take on some of history’s most beloved storytelling.

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