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An Emergency in Slow Motion: A “Psychobiography” of Diane Arbus
An Emergency in Slow Motion: A “Psychobiography” of Diane Arbus

From dwarfs to giants, or what therapy has to do with the pinnacle of postmodern photography.

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People: A Meditation on Human Duality by Illustrator Blexbolex
People: A Meditation on Human Duality by Illustrator Blexbolex

The difference between a dictator and a conductor, or why a biologist is the opposite of an astronomer.

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Illustrated Three-Line Novels by the One-Man Twitter of 1906 France
Illustrated Three-Line Novels by the One-Man Twitter of 1906 France

What an early 20th-century Parisian dandy had to do with political theater and the rise of micro-nonfiction.

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Lip Service: The Science of Smiles
Lip Service: The Science of Smiles

What crow’s feet have to do with authenticity and why you don’t remember your first smile.

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Analog Books to Die For: Five Fantastic Die-Cut Books
Analog Books to Die For: Five Fantastic Die-Cut Books

What cutting-edge digital culture has to do with an unmakeable book, lasers, and Sherlock Holmes.

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The Ghost Map: Hard Lessons in Epidemiology from Victorian London
The Ghost Map: Hard Lessons in Epidemiology from Victorian London

What an ill Victorian infant has to do with the power of maps and the future of modern cities.

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