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Dear Data: A Lyrical Illustrated Serenade to How Our Attention Shapes Our Reality
Dear Data: A Lyrical Illustrated Serenade to How Our Attention Shapes Our Reality

A celebration of the infinitesimal, incomplete, imperfect, yet marvelously human details through which we wrest meaning out of the incomprehensible vastness of all possible experience that is life.

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The Brownstone: A Lovely Vintage Children’s Book About Accommodating Each Other’s Differences by Trailblazing Graphic Designer Paula Scher
The Brownstone: A Lovely Vintage Children’s Book About Accommodating Each Other’s Differences by Trailblazing Graphic Designer Paula Scher

Playful assurance that however vast our differences, there is always a mutually satisfying solution to be found.

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Worn Stories: Playful and Poignant Tales of Clothes That Encode Life’s Most Meaningful Memories
Worn Stories: Playful and Poignant Tales of Clothes That Encode Life’s Most Meaningful Memories

Wearable emotional memories from John Hodgman, Marina Abramovic, Piper Kerman, Pat Mahoney, Debbie Millman, Paola Antonelli, Kenneth Goldsmith, Meghan O’Rourke, Rosanne Cash, and more.

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A Love Letter to the City
A Love Letter to the City

How artist Steve Powers made sign painting the voice of the community and the shared narrative of urban life.

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Sign Painters: What a Disappearing Art Teaches Us About Creative Purpose and Process
Sign Painters: What a Disappearing Art Teaches Us About Creative Purpose and Process

“It is at the moment o f a craft’s disappearance that its cultural value suddenly becomes plain to see.”

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The Pancake King: A Lovely Vintage Children’s Book About How Success and Prestige Can Hijack Our Sense of Purpose
The Pancake King: A Lovely Vintage Children’s Book About How Success and Prestige Can Hijack Our Sense of Purpose

A sweet, subversive parable about the tradeoffs between creativity and commerce and the treacherous way in which prestige can hijack our sense of purpose.

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More than Words: The Illustrated Love Letters, Thank-You Notes, and Travelogues of Great Artists, from Kahlo to Calder to Saint-Exupéry
More than Words: The Illustrated Love Letters, Thank-You Notes, and Travelogues of Great Artists, from Kahlo to Calder to Saint-Exupéry

“Letter writing is probably the most beautiful manifestation in human relations, in fact, it is its finest residue.”

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The Public Library: A Photographic Love Letter to Humanity’s Greatest Sanctuary of Knowledge, Freedom, and Democracy
The Public Library: A Photographic Love Letter to Humanity’s Greatest Sanctuary of Knowledge, Freedom, and Democracy

“When a library is open, no matter its size or shape, democracy is open, too.”

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The Designer Says: The Collected Quips and Wisdom of Famous Graphic Designers
The Designer Says: The Collected Quips and Wisdom of Famous Graphic Designers

“Everything hangs on something else.”

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The Unfeathered Bird: An Illustrated History of Avian Anatomy
The Unfeathered Bird: An Illustrated History of Avian Anatomy

Evolutionary eccentricities, ornithological oddities, and the engineering mysteries of flight.

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