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Henry Miller on Originality
Henry Miller on Originality

“And your way, is it really your way?”

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All Ideas Are Second-Hand: Mark Twain’s Magnificent Letter to Helen Keller About the Myth of Originality
All Ideas Are Second-Hand: Mark Twain’s Magnificent Letter to Helen Keller About the Myth of Originality

“The kernel, the soul — let us go further and say the substance, the bulk, the actual and valuable material of all human utterances — is plagiarism.”

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Graphing Jane Austen: Using Science to Extrapolate the Human Condition from Classical Literature
Graphing Jane Austen: Using Science to Extrapolate the Human Condition from Classical Literature

What literary Darwinism reveals about universal values.

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The Science of Internal Time, Social Jet Lag, and Why You’re So Tired
The Science of Internal Time, Social Jet Lag, and Why You’re So Tired

Debunking the social stigma around late risers, or what Einstein has to do with teens’ risk for smoking.

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Her Idea: An Illustrated Allegory about Procrastination and the Creative Process
Her Idea: An Illustrated Allegory about Procrastination and the Creative Process

A charming all-ages picture book about the endless dance between idea and execution.

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Going Solo: A Brief History of Living Alone and the Enduring Social Stigma Around Singletons
Going Solo: A Brief History of Living Alone and the Enduring Social Stigma Around Singletons

“Despite its prevalence, living alone is one of the least discussed and, consequently, most poorly understood issues of our time.”

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