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James Gandolfini Reads Maurice Sendak’s Most Controversial Book
James Gandolfini Reads Maurice Sendak’s Most Controversial Book

Two creative icons on the precipice of mortality.

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The Mighty Lalouche: A Heartening Underdog Story Illustrated by the Great Sophie Blackall
The Mighty Lalouche: A Heartening Underdog Story Illustrated by the Great Sophie Blackall

What Parisian boxing from the early 1900s has to do with contemporary technoparanoia about robots replacing us.

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Eggs of Things: Anne Sexton and Maxine Cumin’s Science-Inspired 1963 Children’s Book
Eggs of Things: Anne Sexton and Maxine Cumin’s Science-Inspired 1963 Children’s Book

“These are all eggs of things. They will be our secret.”

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Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Poems for Young People
Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Poems for Young People

Warm hearts, brown thoughts, and the magic of city trees.

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Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: Maya Angelou’s Courageous Children’s Verses, Illustrated by Basquiat
Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: Maya Angelou’s Courageous Children’s Verses, Illustrated by Basquiat

A priceless primer on poetry and contemporary art for little ones, and a timeless reminder of the power of courage in all of us.

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My Father’s Arms Are a Boat: A Tender Norwegian Tale of Love and Loss
My Father’s Arms Are a Boat: A Tender Norwegian Tale of Love and Loss

Reconciling the yin-yang of existence in the snowy Scandinavian outdoors.

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