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A Visual History of Magic
A Visual History of Magic

What the art of levitation has to do with creative debt and the legacy of vintage graphic design.

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Harry Benson’s Luminous Black-and-White Photographs of The Beatles, 1964-1966
Harry Benson’s Luminous Black-and-White Photographs of The Beatles, 1964-1966

From pillow fights to world domination, or what Beatlemania has to do with Jesus Christ.

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Beautiful Vintage Cross-Sections of Trees, Many Rare or Extinct Today
Beautiful Vintage Cross-Sections of Trees, Many Rare or Extinct Today

A bittersweet masterpiece of design and natural history.

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Taschen’s Jazz: An Illustrated Portrait of New York in the Roaring Twenties
Taschen’s Jazz: An Illustrated Portrait of New York in the Roaring Twenties

Band battles, brass classics, Cotton Club etiquette, and how to do the “double roll” like a pro.

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Lessons in Conveying Complex Ideas with Simple Graphics from the World’s Best Information Designers
Lessons in Conveying Complex Ideas with Simple Graphics from the World’s Best Information Designers

What Frank Zappa’s life has to do with e-waste, whale songs, and the black market for body parts.

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The 11 Best Illustrated Children’s and Picture Books of 2011
The 11 Best Illustrated Children’s and Picture Books of 2011

From evil stepmothers to Edward Gorey, or what Richard Dawkins has to do with Hindu deities.

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