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Beatrix Potter, Mycologist: The Beloved Children’s Book Author’s Little-Known Scientific Studies and Illustrations of Mushrooms
Beatrix Potter, Mycologist: The Beloved Children’s Book Author’s Little-Known Scientific Studies and Illustrations of Mushrooms

“Imagination is the precursor to policy, the precondition to action. Imagination, like wonder, allows us to value something.”

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The Rebellious and Revolutionary Life of Galileo, Illustrated
The Rebellious and Revolutionary Life of Galileo, Illustrated

How a college dropout reordered the heavens and forever changed our understanding of our place in the universe.

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How a Dream Came True: Young Jane Goodall’s Exuberant Letters and Diary Entries from Africa
How a Dream Came True: Young Jane Goodall’s Exuberant Letters and Diary Entries from Africa

How the beloved scientist transformed a childhood fantasy into the rugged reality of revolutionary work.

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Albert Einstein’s Love Letters
Albert Einstein’s Love Letters

“How was I able to live alone before, my little everything? Without you I lack self-confidence, passion for work, and enjoyment of life — in short, without you, my life is no life.”

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The Illustrated Life of Trailblazing Journalist Nellie Bly, Who Paved the Way for Women in Media
The Illustrated Life of Trailblazing Journalist Nellie Bly, Who Paved the Way for Women in Media

A warm celebration of the fearless pioneer who championed journalists’ responsibility to “the whole wide world of mankind: good, bad and indifferent.”

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When Woman Is Boss: Nikola Tesla on Gender Equality and How Technology Will Unleash Women’s True Potential
When Woman Is Boss: Nikola Tesla on Gender Equality and How Technology Will Unleash Women’s True Potential

The legendary inventor predicts “the acquisition of new fields of endeavor by women” and “their gradual usurpation of leadership.”

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