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7 Obscure Children’s Books by Authors of Grown-Up Literature
7 Obscure Children’s Books by Authors of Grown-Up Literature

What a moral cat has to do with a lost boy, a happy prince and the rules for little girls.

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A Brief Visual History of Vintage Typographic Scripts
A Brief Visual History of Vintage Typographic Scripts

From Victorian letters to modernist lettering, or what Venice has to do with children’s penmanship.

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10 Life Lessons from Esquire’s “What I’ve Learned” Interviews
10 Life Lessons from Esquire’s “What I’ve Learned” Interviews

From 50 Cent to Julia Child, or what Apocalypse Now has to do with sperm whales.

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Andrew Bush’s Drive-By Portraits: A Meditation on Character
Andrew Bush’s Drive-By Portraits: A Meditation on Character

What a vintage Beetle has to do with speeding grannies and the challenges of family travel.

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7 Celebrations of Nelson Mandela
7 Celebrations of Nelson Mandela

What Apartheid has to do with Victorian poetry and using peace as a weapon of mass reconstruction.

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The Lists, To-dos and Illustrated Inventories of Great Artists
The Lists, To-dos and Illustrated Inventories of Great Artists

What a 21-point scale of self-confidence has to do with Adolf Konrad’s carry-on and Picasso’s favorite artists.

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