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How to Listen to Music: A Vintage Guide to the 7 Essential Skills
How to Listen to Music: A Vintage Guide to the 7 Essential Skills

“Respond esthetically to all sounds, from the hum of the refrigerator motor or the paddling of oars on a lake, to the tones of a cello or muted trumpet.”

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Seuss-isms: Wise and Witty Prescriptions for Living from the Good Doctor
Seuss-isms: Wise and Witty Prescriptions for Living from the Good Doctor

“Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”

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Women in Science: Einstein’s Advice to a Little Girl Who Wants to Be a Scientist
Women in Science: Einstein’s Advice to a Little Girl Who Wants to Be a Scientist

On what matters and what doesn’t.

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The Age of Insight: How the Cross-Pollination of Art and Science in Early 20th-Century Vienna Shaped Modern Culture
The Age of Insight: How the Cross-Pollination of Art and Science in Early 20th-Century Vienna Shaped Modern Culture

What Freud has to do with Klimt and the neuroscience of a Beethoven symphony.

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A Glorious Enterprise: The Making of American Science
A Glorious Enterprise: The Making of American Science

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What is Philosophy? An Omnibus of Definitions from Prominent Philosophers
What is Philosophy? An Omnibus of Definitions from Prominent Philosophers

“Philosophy is 99 per cent about critical reflection on anything you care to be interested in.”

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