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Women in Science: Einstein’s Advice to a Little Girl Who Wants to Be a Scientist
Women in Science: Einstein’s Advice to a Little Girl Who Wants to Be a Scientist

On what matters and what doesn’t.

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Waterlife: Exquisite Illustrations of Marine Creatures Based on Indian Folk Art
Waterlife: Exquisite Illustrations of Marine Creatures Based on Indian Folk Art

From walls to paper, or what the eye of the octopus has to do with swans and women’s role in the arts.

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Dating Advice from Dickens: A Collection of Victorian Vignettes
Dating Advice from Dickens: A Collection of Victorian Vignettes

A “Manly Young Lady” and a “Poetical Young Gentleman” walk into a bar.

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What is Philosophy? An Omnibus of Definitions from Prominent Philosophers
What is Philosophy? An Omnibus of Definitions from Prominent Philosophers

“Philosophy is 99 per cent about critical reflection on anything you care to be interested in.”

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Hidden Treasure: Ten Centuries of Rare Archival Images Visualizing the Body
Hidden Treasure: Ten Centuries of Rare Archival Images Visualizing the Body

What vintage nurse uniforms have to do with Darwin’s studies of animal emotions and Chinese war propaganda.

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Edward Gorey’s Donald Illustrations
Edward Gorey’s Donald Illustrations

A boy, a monster, and a loving mid-century collaboration.

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