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Gertrude Stein’s “Word Portrait” of the Love of Her Life, Illustrated
Gertrude Stein’s “Word Portrait” of the Love of Her Life, Illustrated

“Some one who was living was almost always listening. Some one who was loving was almost always listening.”

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Take Away the A: An Unusual Illustrated Alphabet Book about How We Make Meaning
Take Away the A: An Unusual Illustrated Alphabet Book about How We Make Meaning

A playful celebration of the magic of language.

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The Language of Lying: Animated Primer on How to Detect Deception
The Language of Lying: Animated Primer on How to Detect Deception

The four most reliable telltale signs of the 10 to 200 lies we tell and are told each day.

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How to Listen Between the Lines: Anna Deavere Smith on the Art of Listening in a Culture of Speaking
How to Listen Between the Lines: Anna Deavere Smith on the Art of Listening in a Culture of Speaking

“Some people use language as a mask. And some want to create designed language that appears to reveal them but does not.”

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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Catalog of Beautiful Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Catalog of Beautiful Untranslatable Words from Around the World

The euphoria experienced as you begin to fall in love, the pile of books bought but unread, the coffee “threefill,” and other lyrical linguistic delights.

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Once Upon an Alphabet: Oliver Jeffers’s Imaginative Illustrated Stories for the Letters
Once Upon an Alphabet: Oliver Jeffers’s Imaginative Illustrated Stories for the Letters

A warm and wonderful celebration of the paradoxes and perplexities that make us human.

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