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2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully
2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully

How to be alone, wake up from illusion, master the art of asking, fathom your place in the universe, and more.

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The Best Children’s Books of 2014
The Best Children’s Books of 2014

Intelligent and imaginative tales of love, loneliness, loyalty, loss, friendship, and everything in between.

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The Sense of Style: Psycholinguist Steven Pinker on the Art and Science of Beautiful Writing
The Sense of Style: Psycholinguist Steven Pinker on the Art and Science of Beautiful Writing

“Every generation believes that the kids today are degrading the language and taking civilization down with it.”

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C.S. Lewis’s Ideal Daily Routine
C.S. Lewis’s Ideal Daily Routine

“It is essential of the happy life that a man would have almost no mail.”

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Animal Madness: How Deciphering Mental Illness in Our Fellow Beings Helps Us Become Better Versions of Ourselves
Animal Madness: How Deciphering Mental Illness in Our Fellow Beings Helps Us Become Better Versions of Ourselves

“To selflessly love another creature is to be open to loving other humans, who are animals as much as pandas, cows, or Shih Tzus.”

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Artist Francis Bacon’s Conflicted and Creative Life, Illustrated
Artist Francis Bacon’s Conflicted and Creative Life, Illustrated

“It’s all so meaningless, we may as well be extraordinary.”

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An Illustrated Celebration of the Little-Known Mothers, Brothers, Friends, Wives, and Other Unsung Champions Behind Geniuses
An Illustrated Celebration of the Little-Known Mothers, Brothers, Friends, Wives, and Other Unsung Champions Behind Geniuses

Vladimir Nabokov’s wife, Alan Turing’s first love, Andy Warhol’s mother, Maurice Sendak’s brother, Emily Dickinson’s dog, and more.

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Karl Marx’s Life and Legacy, in a Comic
Karl Marx’s Life and Legacy, in a Comic

From the opium of the masses to the downfall of capitalism, by way of love and revolution.

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Bohemians: A Graphic History of Creative Mavericks
Bohemians: A Graphic History of Creative Mavericks

Walt Whitman, Oscar Wilde, Josephine Baker, Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein, Thelonious Monk, and other creative mavericks of semi-subversive status.

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Strange Fruit: Nine Unsung Heroes of Black History, in a Graphic Novel
Strange Fruit: Nine Unsung Heroes of Black History, in a Graphic Novel

Equality on two wheels, and other tales from the everyday pioneers of civil rights.

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