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Joy Williams on Why Writers Write
Joy Williams on Why Writers Write

“A writer loves the dark, loves it, but is always fumbling around in the light.”

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A Visual History of New York City’s Destruction in 200 Years of Fiction
A Visual History of New York City’s Destruction in 200 Years of Fiction

What visions of the magnificent city’s destruction reveal about American ideology and the dominant social issues of each era.

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Mind and Cosmos: Philosopher Thomas Nagel’s Brave Critique of Scientific Reductionism
Mind and Cosmos: Philosopher Thomas Nagel’s Brave Critique of Scientific Reductionism

How our hunger for definitive answers robs us of the intellectual humility necessary for understanding the universe and our place in it.

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Stunning Spanish Illustrations for The Communist Manifesto
Stunning Spanish Illustrations for The Communist Manifesto

The Marx and Engels classic, brought to new life in black, white, and red.

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Grapefruit: Yoko Ono’s Poems, Drawings, and Instructions for Life
Grapefruit: Yoko Ono’s Poems, Drawings, and Instructions for Life

“A dream you dream alone may be a dream, but a dream two people dream together is a reality.”

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Stunning Black & White Engravings by Ian Hugo from Anaïs Nin’s Hand-Printed <em>Under a Glass Bell</em>, 1944
Stunning Black & White Engravings by Ian Hugo from Anaïs Nin’s Hand-Printed Under a Glass Bell, 1944

Stunning artwork from a hand-made book that presages modern self-publishing entrepreneurship.

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