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Susan Sontag on Why Lists Appeal to Us, Plus Her Listed Likes and Dislikes
Susan Sontag on Why Lists Appeal to Us, Plus Her Listed Likes and Dislikes

How lists confer value and guarantee existence.

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How to Find Fulfilling Work
How to Find Fulfilling Work

On the art-science of “allowing the various petals of our identity to fully unfold.”

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To This Day: A Collaborative Animated Spoken-Word Poem About the Lifelong Pain of Bullying
To This Day: A Collaborative Animated Spoken-Word Poem About the Lifelong Pain of Bullying

Soul-stirring words in 20-second fragments of creativity.

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Daily Rituals: A Guided Tour of Writers’ and Artists’ Creative Habits
Daily Rituals: A Guided Tour of Writers’ and Artists’ Creative Habits

Hemingway wrote standing, Nabokov on index cards, Twain while puffing cigars, and Sitwell in an open coffin.

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14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide from 1936
14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide from 1936

“Writing, to knowledge, is a certified check.”

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The Art of Conversation: Timeless, Timely Do’s and Don’ts from 1866
The Art of Conversation: Timeless, Timely Do’s and Don’ts from 1866

“In disputes upon moral or scientific points, ever let your aim be to come at truth, not to conquer your opponent. So you never shall be at a loss in losing the argument, and gaining a new discovery.”

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