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Litographs: Classic Books as Typographic Prints Supporting Global Literacy
Litographs: Classic Books as Typographic Prints Supporting Global Literacy

Literature and art converge to combat book famine and bibliowaste.

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The Storytelling Animal: The Science of How We Came to Live and Breathe Stories
The Storytelling Animal: The Science of How We Came to Live and Breathe Stories

Where a third of our entire life goes, or what professional wrestling has to do with War and Peace.

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Ounce Dice Trice: Exploring the Whimsy of Words in Extraordinary Names for Ordinary Things
Ounce Dice Trice: Exploring the Whimsy of Words in Extraordinary Names for Ordinary Things

Cartography for the land of linguistic imagination.

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Harry Benson’s Luminous Black-and-White Photographs of The Beatles, 1964-1966
Harry Benson’s Luminous Black-and-White Photographs of The Beatles, 1964-1966

From pillow fights to world domination, or what Beatlemania has to do with Jesus Christ.

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A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments of Teaching
A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments of Teaching

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.”

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John Updike on the Ethics and Poetics of Criticism
John Updike on the Ethics and Poetics of Criticism

“Submit to whatever spell, weak or strong, is being cast. Better to praise and share than blame and ban.”

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