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Dogs in Books: An Illustrated History
Dogs in Books: An Illustrated History

From The Brothers Grimm to Lassie, or what Victorian limericks have to do with Ancient Greece.

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The 11 Best Photography Books of 2011
The 11 Best Photography Books of 2011

What the world’s last living nomads have to do with Victorian strongwomen, tweed, and the unseen Beatles.

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7 Nonfiction Children’s Books Blending Whimsy and Education
7 Nonfiction Children’s Books Blending Whimsy and Education

From typography to tsunamis by way of quantum physics, or what Langston Hughes has to do with LEGO.

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Schematics: A Love Story in Geometric Diagrams
Schematics: A Love Story in Geometric Diagrams

The mathematical poetics of time, or what matrices reveal about the matters of the heart.

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Catalyzing Creativity: 7 Playful Activity Books for Grown-Ups
Catalyzing Creativity: 7 Playful Activity Books for Grown-Ups

Greenlighting mess-making, 101 ways to astonish yourself, and how to flowchart your way to happiness.

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Analog Books to Die For: Five Fantastic Die-Cut Books
Analog Books to Die For: Five Fantastic Die-Cut Books

What cutting-edge digital culture has to do with an unmakeable book, lasers, and Sherlock Holmes.

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