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Gay Talese’s Field Guide to the Social Order of New York’s Cats, Illustrated
Gay Talese’s Field Guide to the Social Order of New York’s Cats, Illustrated

A rare and wonderful 1961 taxonomy of Gotham’s feline fraternity from the godfather of literary journalism.

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Susan Sontag on Love: Illustrated Diary Excerpts
Susan Sontag on Love: Illustrated Diary Excerpts

“Nothing is mysterious, no human relation. Except love.”

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Recipes and Household Tips from Great Writers
Recipes and Household Tips from Great Writers

Tiramisu à la Proust, hanging wallpaper with Hemingway, weeding by hand with Émile Zola, and other domestic adventures with literary greats.

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Susan Sontag on Art: Illustrated Diary Excerpts
Susan Sontag on Art: Illustrated Diary Excerpts

“Art is a form of consciousness.”

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Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

“The useless days will add up to something… These things are your becoming.”

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Da Vinci’s Ghost: How The Vitruvian Man Came To Be
Da Vinci’s Ghost: How The Vitruvian Man Came To Be

Fifteen centuries of combinatorial creativity, or what Leonardo’s to-do list has to do with ancient Rome.

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