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The Sound of Silence: An Illustrated Serenade to the Art of Listening to One’s Inner Voice Amid the Noise of Modern Life
The Sound of Silence: An Illustrated Serenade to the Art of Listening to One’s Inner Voice Amid the Noise of Modern Life

A tender reminder that silence is not the absence of sound but the presence of an inward-listening awareness.

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A Child of Books: An Illustrated Love Letter to the Wondrous World of Words and Stories
A Child of Books: An Illustrated Love Letter to the Wondrous World of Words and Stories

A jubilant paean to books as participatory engines of self-discovery, self-creation, and self-transformation.

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Frida Kahlo’s Illustrious Life, Illustrated
Frida Kahlo’s Illustrious Life, Illustrated

An affectionate homage to one of humanity’s most original and beloved artists.

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Dear Data: A Lyrical Illustrated Serenade to How Our Attention Shapes Our Reality
Dear Data: A Lyrical Illustrated Serenade to How Our Attention Shapes Our Reality

A celebration of the infinitesimal, incomplete, imperfect, yet marvelously human details through which we wrest meaning out of the incomprehensible vastness of all possible experience that is life.

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Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1969 Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Rediscovered and Resurrected
Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1969 Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Rediscovered and Resurrected

Two masters of the fanciful and philosophical, together.

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A Fairy Tale of Infinity and Love Forever: Yayoi Kusama Illustrates Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid”
A Fairy Tale of Infinity and Love Forever: Yayoi Kusama Illustrates Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid”

“Her skin was as soft and tender as a rose petal, and her eyes were as blue as the deep sea, but like all the others she had no feet. Her body ended in a fish tail.”

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