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Leo Tolstoy on Why We DrinkThe Gashlycrumb Tinies: A Very Gorey Alphabet BookCreativity, the Commonplace, and the Cosmos: Joseph Cornell’s Formative Visit to the Hayden PlanetariumHow an Artist is Like a Tree: Paul Klee on CreativityNobel Laureate Louise Glück’s Love Poem to Life at the Horizon of DeathA Love Letter to Winter: Adam Gopnik’s Ardent Case for the Cold Season’s Splendor and SignificanceAdvice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s BookHow Bach Will Save Your Soul: German Philosopher Josef Pieper on the Hidden Source of Music’s Supreme PowerAlfred Russel Wallace’s Prophetic Prescription for Course-Correcting Away from Ecological Catastrophe and Toward Widespread Human HappinessMass, Energy, and How Literature Transforms the Dead Weight of Being: Jeanette Winterson on Why We ReadWhere the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of ArtistsJane Austen’s Advice on Writing, in Letters to Her Teenage NieceHow To Be a Nonconformist: 22 Irreverent Illustrated Steps to Counterculture Cred from 1968Gauguin’s Stirring First-Hand Account of What Actually Happened the Night Van Gogh Cut off His Own EarLosing the Birds, Finding the Words: Eve Ensler’s Extraordinary Letter of Apology to Mother EarthKandinsky on the Spiritual Element in Art and the Three Responsibilities of ArtistsA Stunning Illustrated Celebration of the Wilderness and the Human Role in Nature Not as Conqueror but as Humble WitnessElevating Resolutions for the New Year Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest MindsMarcus Aurelius on Mortality and the Key to Living FullyThe Bed Book: Sylvia Plath’s Vintage Poems for Kids, Illustrated by Quentin BlakeThe Fascinating Science of How Trees Communicate, AnimatedVirginia Woolf on Why We Read and What Great Works of Art Have in CommonThe First Poem Published in a Scientific JournalThoreau on the Sacredness of Libraries and His Ideal Sanctuary for BooksSojourns in the Parallel World: America Ferrera Reads Denise Levertov’s Ode to Our Ambivalent Relationship with NatureKahlil Gibran on Befriending Time

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