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Lorraine Hansberry on Depression and Its Most Reliable Antidote
Lorraine Hansberry on Depression and Its Most Reliable Antidote

“I am sitting here… feeling cold, useless, frustrated, helpless, disillusioned, angry and tired.”

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What Miss Mitchell Saw: An Illustrated Celebration of How 19th-Century Astronomer Maria Mitchell Blazed the Way for Women in Science
What Miss Mitchell Saw: An Illustrated Celebration of How 19th-Century Astronomer Maria Mitchell Blazed the Way for Women in Science

An illustrated homage to a rare visionary who opened up portals of possibility for generations.

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Year of the Monkey: Patti Smith on Dreams, Loss, Love, and Mending the Broken Realities of Life
Year of the Monkey: Patti Smith on Dreams, Loss, Love, and Mending the Broken Realities of Life

“One cannot ask for a life, or two lives. One can only warrant the hope of an increasing potency in each man’s heart.”

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Kevin Kelly’s Letter to Children About the Glory of Books and the Superpower of Reading in an Image-Based Digital Culture
Kevin Kelly’s Letter to Children About the Glory of Books and the Superpower of Reading in an Image-Based Digital Culture

“More and more of our society is centered on pictures and images, which is a beautiful thing. But some of the most important parts of life are not visible in pictures.”

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Shelley on Poetry and the Art of Seeing
Shelley on Poetry and the Art of Seeing

“Poetry… reproduces the common universe of which we are portions and percipients, and it purges from our inward sight the film of familiarity which obscures from us the wonder of our being.”

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Amanda Palmer Reads “When I Am Among the Trees” by Mary Oliver
Amanda Palmer Reads “When I Am Among the Trees” by Mary Oliver

“You too have come into the world to do this, to go easy, to be filled with light, and to shine.”

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