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10 Essential Books on Typography
10 Essential Books on Typography

What Arab culture has to do with industrial ideals, midcentury design and Victorian hand-lettering.

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Own a Warhol for $5: Warhol’s Obscure 1959 Children’s Book
Own a Warhol for $5: Warhol’s Obscure 1959 Children’s Book

Priceless art at a petty price, or what spades have to do with the secret nooks of the art world.

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Noma Bar’s Minimalist Vector Portraits of Cultural Icons
Noma Bar’s Minimalist Vector Portraits of Cultural Icons

What Shakespeare’s unanswered questions have to do with Einstein’s unkempt hair and Britpop.

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Circles of Influence: Visualizing Creative Debt Throughout History
Circles of Influence: Visualizing Creative Debt Throughout History

What 48 hours of sleeplessness have to do with Kafka’s influence on Lemony Snicket.

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The Book of Symbols: Carl Jung’s Catalog of the Unconscious
The Book of Symbols: Carl Jung’s Catalog of the Unconscious

Why Sarah Palin identifies with the grizzly bear, or what the unconscious knows but doesn’t reveal.

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Ethnic Diversity in Russia 100 Year Ago, Restored in Color
Ethnic Diversity in Russia 100 Year Ago, Restored in Color

From peasants to emirs, or nomads have to do with the political cornerstones of world history.

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