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The Self Illusion: How Our Social Brain Constructs Who We Are
The Self Illusion: How Our Social Brain Constructs Who We Are

Hume was a neuroscientist, or what early aviation has to do with the psychology of identity.

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A Girl and Her Room: Portraits of Teenage Girls’ Inner Worlds Through Their Bedroom Interiors
A Girl and Her Room: Portraits of Teenage Girls’ Inner Worlds Through Their Bedroom Interiors

“I was discovering a person on the cusp on becoming an adult, but desperately holding on to the child she barely outgrew, a person on the edge between two worlds.”

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Trees of Life: A Visual History of Scientific Diagrams Explaining Evolution
Trees of Life: A Visual History of Scientific Diagrams Explaining Evolution

Mapping 450 years of humanity’s curiosity about the living world and the relationships between organisms.

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The Letter Q: Queer Writers’ Notes to Their Younger Selves
The Letter Q: Queer Writers’ Notes to Their Younger Selves

Lessons in the art of embracing identity from some of today’s most celebrated authors.

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Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet

What undersea cables have to do with Brooklyn squirrels.

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Get Dressed: Celebrated Graphic Designer Seymour Chwast Makes the Mundane Magical
Get Dressed: Celebrated Graphic Designer Seymour Chwast Makes the Mundane Magical

Because the mundane can be magical, whatever your age.

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