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Memoirs

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1. The History of The Leap Second If Tuesday felt like it went by slower than usual, that's because it did. A leap second was added to Tuesday's time in order to keep the Earth’s rotation in sync with the atomic clock. As NASA explains it, scientists...
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My Favorite Things
Much-loved NYC author and illustrator Maira Kalman curated an exhibit for the long-awaited reopening of the Cooper Hewitt design museum, where she highlights some of her favorite things from the Smithsonian Institution's collection—from Abraham Lincoln...
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Worn Stories
Brooklyn-based writer Emily Spivack has been publishing essays about people and their clothing since 2010 on her blog, Worn Stories. The highly personal accounts vary in tenor, but all maintain a thoughtful, honest sensibility. She's now taken the...
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Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove
Questlove writes, "When you live your life through records, the records are a record of your life." The iconic drummer, producer and co-founder of the The Roots has penned a stunning memoir about his epic journey to the top. His life's work becomes...
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1. Lightning Strikes in the Grand Canyon The majesty of the Grand Canyon is one of the greatest natural wonders in the US—and the world. Even the most pedestrian photographers can capture beautiful images of the two-billion-year-old geological work...
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The Recurrent, Haunting Ghost: Essays on the Art, Life and Legacy of Marcel Duchamp
Self-dubbed “the end of an obsession” by author and devoted art dealer Francis Naumann, this book of essays and articles on Marcel Duchamp is scholarly tour de force, taking readers through the major works and themes of his life.
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Swimming Studies
As an artist, Leanne Shapton writes as if she's painting words across a page, uncovering memories and emotions in sentences like brushstrokes. As a swimmer, she tells stories with the cadence of fluid, mesmerizing laps through a clear blue pool...