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: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History
Nicholas A. Basbanes
A consideration of all things paper: Entertaining, illuminating, irresistible, a book that masterfully guides ...
The Riddle of the Labyrinth
: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code
The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code tells one of the most intriguing stories in ...
The Universe Within
: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
From one of our finest and most popular science writers comes the answer to a scientific mystery as big as the...
: The Secret History of Evolution
Darwins Ghosts tells the story of the collective discovery of evolution, from Aristotle to Al-Jahiz, an ...
Is That a Fish in Your Ear?
: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
Funny and surprising on every page, Is That a Fish in Your Ear? offers readers new insight into the mystery of...
Just My Type
: A Book About Fonts
A hugely entertaining and revealing guide to the history of type that asks, What does your favorite font say ...
: A User's Guide to the Past, Present, and Future of Urban Life
With erudite prose and carefully chosen illustrations, this unique work of metatourism explores what cities ...
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