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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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Theodor Adorno on the Art of Punctuation
Theodor Adorno on the Art of Punctuation

A manifesto for the “friendly spirits whose bodiless presence nourishes the body of language.”

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