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1493: An Uncommon History of How Columbus Changed the World
1493: An Uncommon History of How Columbus Changed the World

What events from half a millennium ago can teach us about the globalization debate today.

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Understanding Urbanity: 7 Must-Read Books About Cities
Understanding Urbanity: 7 Must-Read Books About Cities

What airports have to do with Medieval towns, Brooklyn’s bookstores and Le Corbusier.

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How the Science of Attention is Changing Work and Education
How the Science of Attention is Changing Work and Education

What a woman in a gorilla suit has to do with the future of work and education in the digital age.

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Architects’ Sketchbooks: Behind the World’s Most Magnificent Buildings
Architects’ Sketchbooks: Behind the World’s Most Magnificent Buildings

How to limn a skyscraper in a line, or why the Centre Pompidou was inspired by a Chinese bamboo hat.

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Savoy Cocktail Book: Retro Recipes for Drinks from the 1920s-1930s
Savoy Cocktail Book: Retro Recipes for Drinks from the 1920s-1930s

Derby Fizzes, Gin Daisies, Harvard Coolers, and other Prohibition-era treats for your next dinner party.

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Walls Notebook: Unleash Your Inner Graffiti Artist
Walls Notebook: Unleash Your Inner Graffiti Artist

Marking your urban territory without fear of handcuffs, or how to partake in graffiti culture sans spray can.

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