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Missed Connections Illustrated: Visual Paeans to Modern Love
Missed Connections Illustrated: Visual Paeans to Modern Love

Reverse-engineering serendipity, or what ice skating collisions have to do with fish market romance.

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Culturomics: What We Can Learn from 5 Million Books
Culturomics: What We Can Learn from 5 Million Books

How to put your “beft” foot forward, or what the algorithm of censorship has to do with 1950.

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Animated Adaptation of The Giving Tree Narrated by Shel Silverstein to Celebrate a New Posthumous Book
Animated Adaptation of The Giving Tree Narrated by Shel Silverstein to Celebrate a New Posthumous Book

Never-before-seen treats from the beloved children’s author, and a rare chance to hear his spoken voice.

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The Story of the Millennium Seed Bank Project + Gorgeous Vintage Seed Catalog Cover Artwork
The Story of the Millennium Seed Bank Project + Gorgeous Vintage Seed Catalog Cover Artwork

What 30 double-decker buses have to do with biodiversity and our dinner parties of the future.

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Tales for Little Rebels: Radical Politics in Famous Children’s Books
Tales for Little Rebels: Radical Politics in Famous Children’s Books

What Dr. Seuss has to do with gender politics, or how Carl Sandburg carried out anti-war propaganda.

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Dime-Store Alchemy: Joseph Cornell’s Surrealist Shadow Boxes
Dime-Store Alchemy: Joseph Cornell’s Surrealist Shadow Boxes

Finding surrealist inspiration in found objects, or what a parrot has to do with aesthetic theory.

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