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Umberto Eco’s Antilibrary: Why Unread Books Are More Valuable to Our Lives than Read Ones
Umberto Eco’s Antilibrary: Why Unread Books Are More Valuable to Our Lives than Read Ones

How to become an “antischolar” in a culture that treats knowledge as “an ornament that allows us to rise in the pecking order.”

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The 7-Word Autobiographies of Famous Writers, Artists, Musicians, and Philosophers
The 7-Word Autobiographies of Famous Writers, Artists, Musicians, and Philosophers

John Irving, Joan Didion, David Byrne, Rem Koolhaas, Madeleine Albright, Malcolm Gladwell, Daniel Dennett, Andrew Sullivan, Ed Ruscha, Brian Eno, and more.

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Margaret Mead on the Root of Racism and the Liability of Law Enforcement
Margaret Mead on the Root of Racism and the Liability of Law Enforcement

“The more complex a society becomes, the more fully the law must take into account the diversity of the people who live in it… It is a matter in which the whole society is involved.”

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La Figa: Visions of Food and Form
La Figa: Visions of Food and Form

Humanity’s greatest appetites together at last, or what the farmer’s market has to do with the boudoir.

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