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E. B. White on Why Brevity Is Not the Gold Standard for Style
E. B. White on Why Brevity Is Not the Gold Standard for Style

“Writing is not an exercise in excision, it’s a journey into sound.”

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A Wordle Anatomy of Gary Stheyngart Blurbs
A Wordle Anatomy of Gary Stheyngart Blurbs

Mapping a catalogue of promiscuous praise.

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Paul Rand on The Role of the Imagination
Paul Rand on The Role of the Imagination

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How McLuhan, Agel, and Fiore Created a New Visual Vernacular for the Information Age
How McLuhan, Agel, and Fiore Created a New Visual Vernacular for the Information Age

The rise of the experimental paperback and how ‘typophotography’ paved the information superhighway.

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A Brief History of the To-Do List and the Psychology of Its Success
A Brief History of the To-Do List and the Psychology of Its Success

On reconciling the fussy with the fuzzy, or what Benjamin Franklin has to do with Drew Carey.

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Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline
Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline

A chronology of one of our most inescapable metaphors, or what Macbeth has to do with Galileo.

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