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Harris Tweed: The Story of the Greatest Cloth of All
Harris Tweed: The Story of the Greatest Cloth of All

What Scottish sheep have to do with timeless fashion and the humanity of craftsmanship.

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Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design
Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design

The much-awaited monumental monograph of the greatest graphic designer of all time.

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Balloons for Bhutan: Jonathan Harris Documents Happiness
Balloons for Bhutan: Jonathan Harris Documents Happiness

A portrait of happiness in the last Himalayan kingdom.

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Science Ink: Carl Zimmer Catalogs the Tattoos of Science Nerds
Science Ink: Carl Zimmer Catalogs the Tattoos of Science Nerds

An anthropology of the geek-rebel, or what astrophysics has to do with the delicacies of the dermis.

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The Table Comes First: Adam Gopnik on the Meaning of Food
The Table Comes First: Adam Gopnik on the Meaning of Food

A cultural history of our modern culinary obsession.

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Maurice Sendak’s Rare Velveteen Rabbit Illustrations circa 1960
Maurice Sendak’s Rare Velveteen Rabbit Illustrations circa 1960

Two icons converge in obscure vintage children’s volume.

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