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The History Manifesto: How to Eradicate the Epidemic of Short-Termism and Harness Our Past in Creating a Flourishing Future
The History Manifesto: How to Eradicate the Epidemic of Short-Termism and Harness Our Past in Creating a Flourishing Future

A beautiful case for why our flourishing requires that we move from pursuing value to cultivating values.

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A Lolitigation Lament: Nabokov on Censorship and Solidarity
A Lolitigation Lament: Nabokov on Censorship and Solidarity

“Could you visualize LOLITA as a little paperback being offered for sale on the newstands?”

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Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit
Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

“Love is the only way to rescue humanity from all ills.”

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Karl Marx’s Life and Legacy, in a Comic
Karl Marx’s Life and Legacy, in a Comic

From the opium of the masses to the downfall of capitalism, by way of love and revolution.

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The World’s First Children’s Book about a Two-Mom Family
The World’s First Children’s Book about a Two-Mom Family

A pioneering picture-book with an enduring message of equality.

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Charity and Sylvia: The Remarkable Story of How Two Women Married Each Other in Early America
Charity and Sylvia: The Remarkable Story of How Two Women Married Each Other in Early America

“For 40 years… they have shared each other’s occupations and pleasures and works of charity while in health, and watched over each other tenderly in sickness.”

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