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Amanda Palmer’s Extraordinary BBC Open Letter on the Choice to Have a Child as a Working Artist
Amanda Palmer’s Extraordinary BBC Open Letter on the Choice to Have a Child as a Working Artist

“We’re artists — not art factories.”

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Robert Graves on Love and Lust
Robert Graves on Love and Lust

“Love is really a recognition of truth, a recognition of another person’s integrity and truth.”

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Neil Gaiman on How Stories Last
Neil Gaiman on How Stories Last

“Stories … are genuinely symbiotic organisms that we live with, that allow human beings to advance.”

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Tolkien Reads from <em>The Hobbit</em> in Rare Archival Audio from His First Encounter with a Tape Recorder
Tolkien Reads from The Hobbit in Rare Archival Audio from His First Encounter with a Tape Recorder

“He was Gollum — as dark as darkness, except for two big round pale eyes.”

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Amanda Palmer Reads Polish Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska’s Poem “Life While-You-Wait”
Amanda Palmer Reads Polish Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska’s Poem “Life While-You-Wait”

Consolation for those moments when you feel “ill-prepared for the privilege of living.”

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Keeping Quiet: Sylvia Boorstein Reads Pablo Neruda’s Beautiful Ode to Silence
Keeping Quiet: Sylvia Boorstein Reads Pablo Neruda’s Beautiful Ode to Silence

A lyrical reminder to break the momentum of busyness that fuels “the sadness of never understanding ourselves.”

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