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Darwin’s Greatest Regret and His Deathbed Reflection on What Makes Life Worth Living
Darwin’s Greatest Regret and His Deathbed Reflection on What Makes Life Worth Living

“If I had to live my life again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.”

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Adam Gopnik on Darwin’s Brilliant Strategy for Preempting Criticism and the True Mark of Genius
Adam Gopnik on Darwin’s Brilliant Strategy for Preempting Criticism and the True Mark of Genius

“In the back-and-forth of a self-made contest, both sides have a shot.”

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Scandal, Censorship, Science: How Darwin Shaped Our Understanding of Why Language Exists
Scandal, Censorship, Science: How Darwin Shaped Our Understanding of Why Language Exists

What The Origin of Species and the love of dogs reveal about comprehension and cognition.

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Darwin’s Life, Adapted in Poems by His Great-Great-Granddaughter
Darwin’s Life, Adapted in Poems by His Great-Great-Granddaughter

“He is the most transparent man I ever saw and most affectionate.”

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A Graphic Biography of Darwin
A Graphic Biography of Darwin

The evolution of the father of evolution, illustrated.

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The Great 19th-Century Biologist and Anatomist T.H. Huxley on Darwin’s Legacy and What Makes Us Human
The Great 19th-Century Biologist and Anatomist T.H. Huxley on Darwin’s Legacy and What Makes Us Human

In praise of the faculty “making every generation somewhat wiser than its predecessor, — more in accordance with the established order of the universe.”

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Darwin’s Battle with Anxiety
Darwin’s Battle with Anxiety

A posthumous diagnosis of the paralyzing mental malady that afflicted one of humanity’s greatest minds.

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The Rap Guide to Evolution: Baba Brinkman’s Homage to Darwin
The Rap Guide to Evolution: Baba Brinkman’s Homage to Darwin

Dropping rhymes on the natural selection of reason.

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Darwin’s Daily Routine
Darwin’s Daily Routine

“Darwin made a point of replying to every letter he received, even those from obvious fools or cranks.”

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How Darwin’s Photographic Studies of Human Emotions Changed Visual Culture
How Darwin’s Photographic Studies of Human Emotions Changed Visual Culture

What disdain and devotion have to do with the dawn of photography, evolution, and Lewis Carroll.

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