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The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning: The Extraordinary Edible Record of Two Women Explorers’ Journey to the End of the World
The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning: The Extraordinary Edible Record of Two Women Explorers’ Journey to the End of the World

“In Antarctica, everything is stripped down… It is only who you are and what you do that counts.”

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The Power of Aesthetic Force: Anna Deavere Smith and Sarah Lewis on Beauty as a Tool of Justice and a Catalyst for “Nonselfing”
The Power of Aesthetic Force: Anna Deavere Smith and Sarah Lewis on Beauty as a Tool of Justice and a Catalyst for “Nonselfing”

“The law represents a part of the people’s will but … the people’s will is moved by beauty.”

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Mary Oliver on What Attention Really Means and Her Moving Elegy for Her Soul Mate
Mary Oliver on What Attention Really Means and Her Moving Elegy for Her Soul Mate

“Attention without feeling … is only a report.”

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North Brother Island: Haunting Photographs of the Last Unknown Place in New York City
North Brother Island: Haunting Photographs of the Last Unknown Place in New York City

An otherworldly portrait of the eternal dance between life and death, wilderness and civilization.

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Stunning Victorian Cyanotypes of Sea Algae by Anna Atkins, the First Female Photographer and a Pioneer of Scientific Illustration
Stunning Victorian Cyanotypes of Sea Algae by Anna Atkins, the First Female Photographer and a Pioneer of Scientific Illustration

Beautiful blueness from a trailblazing woman in science.

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The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall
The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

From the origin of the universe to the unusual stories behind people’s tattoos, by way of secular spirituality, the hummingbird effect, and Werner Herzog.

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