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7 (More) Obscure Children’s Books by Famous “Adult” Lit Authors
7 (More) Obscure Children’s Books by Famous “Adult” Lit Authors

What a magical car engine has to do with social justice, a parrot named Arturo and the history of jazz.

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The Man of Numbers: How Fibonacci Changed the World
The Man of Numbers: How Fibonacci Changed the World

What Medieval mathematics have to do with remix culture, publishing entrepreneurship, and gamification.

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Tom Wolfe on Marshall McLuhan for His 100th Would-Be Birthday
Tom Wolfe on Marshall McLuhan for His 100th Would-Be Birthday

How the man who coined the global village became the first seer of cyberspace and digital empowerment.

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Aftercrimes, Geoslavery & Thermogeddon: Lexicographer Erin McKean’s TEDBook on New Words
Aftercrimes, Geoslavery & Thermogeddon: Lexicographer Erin McKean’s TEDBook on New Words

How to spot wordishness when you see it, or what serendipity has to do with digital publishing.

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How Alex Steinweiss Invented the Album Cover
How Alex Steinweiss Invented the Album Cover

A brief history of music for the eyes, or how to go from brown paper to design revolution in 7 pounds.

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Urban Atrophy: Haunting Photos of Architectural Ghosts
Urban Atrophy: Haunting Photos of Architectural Ghosts

What Classic Coke has to do with abandoned dolls and the afterlife of buildings.

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