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The Great Bridge: An Essential History of the Brooklyn Bridge
The Great Bridge: An Essential History of the Brooklyn Bridge

What wire-walkers and medical mysteries have to do with the world’s deepest pit and the secret female engineer behind an architectural icon.

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Powershift: Alvin Toffler Visionary Wisdom on the Age of Post-Fact Knowledge and the Super-Symbolic Economy
Powershift: Alvin Toffler Visionary Wisdom on the Age of Post-Fact Knowledge and the Super-Symbolic Economy

“We are interrelating data in more ways, giving them context, and thus forming them into information; and we are assembling chunks of information into larger and larger models and architectures of knowledge.”

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Learned Optimism: Martin Seligman on Happiness, Depression, and the Meaningful Life
Learned Optimism: Martin Seligman on Happiness, Depression, and the Meaningful Life

What 25 years of research reveal about the cognitive skills of happiness and finding life’s greater purpose.

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The Science of Waiting and the Art of Delay
The Science of Waiting and the Art of Delay

Exploring the intersection of time and decision-making to shine a light on what it means to be human.

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Alice in Wonderland Pop-Up Book
Alice in Wonderland Pop-Up Book

“Oh, I’ve had such a curious dream!”

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Nora Ephron on Women, Love, Happiness, Reading, Life, and Death
Nora Ephron on Women, Love, Happiness, Reading, Life, and Death

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

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