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Nabokov and Homeland Security: How Russia’s Most Revered Literary Émigré Became an American
Nabokov and Homeland Security: How Russia’s Most Revered Literary Émigré Became an American

How a broken lock, a suitcase of dead butterflies, and a pair of boxing gloves became the backdrop of the making of a legend.

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Isaac Asimov on Curiosity, Taking Risk, and the Value of Space Exploration in Muppet Magazine
Isaac Asimov on Curiosity, Taking Risk, and the Value of Space Exploration in Muppet Magazine

“To make discoveries, you have to be curious about why the universe is the way it is.”

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How Our Government Helps Us, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations from 1969
How Our Government Helps Us, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations from 1969

“As our country grows and changes, our government has more work to do and more laws to make.”

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How Elvis Presley Ushered in the Era of Teen Consumer Culture
How Elvis Presley Ushered in the Era of Teen Consumer Culture

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Marriage Equality for Kids: The True Story of Central Park Zoo’s Gay Penguin Family, Illustrated
Marriage Equality for Kids: The True Story of Central Park Zoo’s Gay Penguin Family, Illustrated

“We’ll call her Tango … because it takes two to make a Tango.”

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Oppression by Omission: The Untold Story of the Women Soldiers Who Dressed and Fought as Men in the Civil War
Oppression by Omission: The Untold Story of the Women Soldiers Who Dressed and Fought as Men in the Civil War

“Women lived in germ-ridden camps, languished in appalling prisons, and died miserably, but honorably, for their country and their cause just as men did.”

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