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The Best Children’s Books of 2015
The Best Children’s Books of 2015

From power-hungry sheep to power-hungry tigers, by way of ghosts, E.E. Cummings, and the unseen Dr. Seuss.

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The Tiger Who Would Be King: James Thurber’s Poignant 1927 Parable of the Destructive Hunger for Power, Reimagined in Stunning New Illustrations
The Tiger Who Would Be King: James Thurber’s Poignant 1927 Parable of the Destructive Hunger for Power, Reimagined in Stunning New Illustrations

A timeless text of acute timeliness, brought to life in a visual masterwork of traditional technique and imaginative ingenuity.

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How to Tell Love from Lust: A Timeless 1929 Litmus Test from E.B. White and James Thurber
How to Tell Love from Lust: A Timeless 1929 Litmus Test from E.B. White and James Thurber

“By and large, love is easier to experience before it has been explained — easier and cleaner.”

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James Thurber on Longing, Unrequited Love, and the Power of a Kiss
James Thurber on Longing, Unrequited Love, and the Power of a Kiss

“Kissing seems not a great matter, in a way. And yet in one way it speaks the million things which words can’t.”

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Rejection as Creative Catalyst: A Lesson in Entrepreneurship from <em>New Yorker</em> Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff
Rejection as Creative Catalyst: A Lesson in Entrepreneurship from New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff

A tale of finding art in the absurd and entrepreneurial spark in the rejected.

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