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Cats, Dogs, and the Human Condition: The Year’s Best Books about Pets and Animals
Cats, Dogs, and the Human Condition: The Year’s Best Books about Pets and Animals

Artful cats, literary dogs, Bob Dylan, and a whole lot of non-human genius.

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Kurt Vonnegut on the Writer’s Responsibility, the Limitations of the Brain, and Why the Universe Exists: A Rare 1974 WNYC Interview
Kurt Vonnegut on the Writer’s Responsibility, the Limitations of the Brain, and Why the Universe Exists: A Rare 1974 WNYC Interview

“We have such a young culture that there is an opportunity to contribute wonderful new myths to it, which will be accepted.”

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Joan Didion on Grief
Joan Didion on Grief

“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be.”

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The Love Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, with a Cameo by William S. Burroughs
The Love Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, with a Cameo by William S. Burroughs

“Life seems emptier without you, the soulwarmth isn’t around…”

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Brené Brown on Vulnerability, Human Connection, and the Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy, Animated
Brené Brown on Vulnerability, Human Connection, and the Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy, Animated

“The truth is, rarely can a response make something better — what makes something better is connection.”

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J.R.R. Tolkien on Fairy Tales, Language, the Psychology of Fantasy, and Why There’s No Such Thing as Writing “For Children”
J.R.R. Tolkien on Fairy Tales, Language, the Psychology of Fantasy, and Why There’s No Such Thing as Writing “For Children”

“Creative fantasy, because it is mainly trying to do something else … may open your hoard and let all the locked things fly away like cage-birds.”

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