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Little Big Books: The Secrets of Great Children’s Book Illustration
Little Big Books: The Secrets of Great Children’s Book Illustration

“The picture book serves as a personal, private art gallery, held in the hand, to be revisited over and over again.”

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The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picture Books of 2012
The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picture Books of 2012

From Indian folk art to neuroscience, by way of Saul Bass, James Joyce, and die-cut Cold War allegories.

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What’s a Dog For: A Meditation on Love, Loss, and the Art of Presence
What’s a Dog For: A Meditation on Love, Loss, and the Art of Presence

“If you resist too much the power of the big primary-color emotions that surround the dog, you’re missing the experience.”

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The Best History Books of 2012
The Best History Books of 2012

From Mark Twain’s diary to the visual history of evolution, by way of Vonnegut, Sontag, and Klimt.

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Henry Miller on Creative Death
Henry Miller on Creative Death

“One aspect of our nature cannot be exalted above another, except and the expense of one or the other.”

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Moleskine Detour: Inside Beloved Creative Icons’ Notebooks
Moleskine Detour: Inside Beloved Creative Icons’ Notebooks

Celebrating the iconic brand though the personal notebooks of creative icons.

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