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Poets Ranked by Beard Weights
Poets Ranked by Beard Weights

Calculating aptitude by way of facial hair, or what Walt Whitman’s “hibernator” has to do with phrenology.

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The Disciples: James Mollison’s Portraits of Music Subcultures
The Disciples: James Mollison’s Portraits of Music Subcultures

From Madonna to Marilyn Manson, or how to worship at the secular altar of pop culture.

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The Magic of Reality: Richard Dawkins Teaches Children to Fight Myth with Science
The Magic of Reality: Richard Dawkins Teaches Children to Fight Myth with Science

What Scandinavian folklore has to do with DNA, or how to myth-bust creationism with the poetry of science.

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7 Essential Collections of Conversations with Cultural Icons
7 Essential Collections of Conversations with Cultural Icons

Inside our era’s greatest minds, or what Nelson Mandela has to do with the fringes of the art world.

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Hark! A Vagrant: Witty Comics about Historical & Literary Figures
Hark! A Vagrant: Witty Comics about Historical & Literary Figures

Training for presidents, Victorian dude-spotting, and what the Brontë Sisters have to do with Jules Verne.

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s Turns 50: Celebrating Audrey Hepburn
Breakfast at Tiffany’s Turns 50: Celebrating Audrey Hepburn

One of Old Hollywood’s most charismatic personalities, captured through the affection lens of a dear friend.

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