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Radioactive: The Incredible Story of Marie Curie Told in Cyanotype
Radioactive: The Incredible Story of Marie Curie Told in Cyanotype

What the periodic table has to do with obscure photographic techniques and Italian erotic séances.

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Let’s Dance: A Stop-Motion Homage to Modern Love
Let’s Dance: A Stop-Motion Homage to Modern Love

What the evolution of cinema has to do with sexuality and storytellers’ moral responsibility.

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<em>Women of the World</em>: An Arresting Global Exploration
Women of the World: An Arresting Global Exploration

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Why We Love: Five Revelatory Books on the Psychology of the Heart
Why We Love: Five Revelatory Books on the Psychology of the Heart

What Oscar Wilde has to do with Hippocrates and the neurochemistry of romance.

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You Deserve a Medal: Honors on the Path to True Love
You Deserve a Medal: Honors on the Path to True Love

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This Is Your Brain on Love
This Is Your Brain on Love

Why love is not an emotion and how obsessive thinking begets romantic joy.

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