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On Giving Up: Adam Phillips on Knowing What You Want, the Art of Self-Revision, and the Courage to Change Your Mind
On Giving Up: Adam Phillips on Knowing What You Want, the Art of Self-Revision, and the Courage to Change Your Mind

“Not being able to give up is not to be able to allow for loss, for vulnerability; not to be able to allow for the passing of time, and the revisions it brings.”

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Nothing: The Illustrated Story of How John Cage Revolutionized Music and the Art of Listening Through Silence
Nothing: The Illustrated Story of How John Cage Revolutionized Music and the Art of Listening Through Silence

“We make our lives by what we love.”

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Flowers for Things I Don’t Know How to Say: A Tender Painted Lexicon of Consolation and Connection
Flowers for Things I Don’t Know How to Say: A Tender Painted Lexicon of Consolation and Connection

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The Universe in Verse Book
The Universe in Verse Book

“We need science to help us meet reality on its own terms, and we need poetry to help us broaden and deepen the terms on which we meet ourselves and each other. At the crossing point of the two we may find a way of clarifying our experience and of sanctifying it.”

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The Wild Iris: Nobel Laureate Louise Glück on the Door at the End of Your Suffering
The Wild Iris: Nobel Laureate Louise Glück on the Door at the End of Your Suffering

“Whatever returns from oblivion returns to find a voice.”

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