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Inside Kurt Cobain’s Letters and Journals
Inside Kurt Cobain’s Letters and Journals

“No amount of effort can save you from oblivion.”

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Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success
Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success

“Success is the product of the severest kind of mental and physical application.”

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The Genius of Dogs and How It Expands Our Understanding of Human Intelligence
The Genius of Dogs and How It Expands Our Understanding of Human Intelligence

“Genius means that someone can be gifted with one type of cognition while being average or below average in another.”

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Alain de Botton on How to Think More About Sex
Alain de Botton on How to Think More About Sex

“The more closely we analyze what we consider ‘sexy,’ the more clearly we will understand that eroticism is the feeling of excitement we experience at finding another human being who shares our values and our sense of the meaning of existence.”

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The Quicksand of Existence: Sylvia Plath on Life, Death, Hope, and Happiness
The Quicksand of Existence: Sylvia Plath on Life, Death, Hope, and Happiness

“The present is forever, and forever is always shifting, flowing, melting. This second is life. And when it is gone it is dead.”

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An Addict of Experience: Sylvia Plath’s Sexual Repression and Class Struggle
An Addict of Experience: Sylvia Plath’s Sexual Repression and Class Struggle

A journey into “what compelled Plath to peek over the edge and stare into the abyss of the human psyche.”

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