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The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination

The angels on our Christmas cards, the stained glass in our churches, the great paintings in our galleries — Edward ...

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Lamb

'She was coming toward him in a crooked purple tube top and baggy shorts and brassy sandals studded with ...

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The Last Days of Detroit: Motor Cars, Motown and the Collapse of an Industrial Giant

By the end of the nineteenth century, Detroit, founded by the French as a fur-trading post, was thriving. In 1913 ...

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Darwin's Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists

Christmas, 1859. Just one month after the publication of On the Origin of Species, Darwin received a letter that deeply ...

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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

How did computers take over the world? In late 1945, a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at ...

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1Q84

The year is 1984. Aomame sits in a taxi on the expressway in Tokyo. Her work is not the kind ...

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