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Lilit Marcus only read books by women last year. Would you follow suit?

Lilit Marcus only read books by women last year. Would you follow suit?

This Guy Took a Photo Every Time He Saw Someone Reading a Book on the Subway. He turned his collection into, what else, a book.

This Guy Took a Photo Every Time He Saw Someone Reading a Book on the Subway

This Guy Took a Photo Every Time He Saw Someone Reading a Book on the Subway. He turned his collection into, what else, a book.

The 10 most annoying teenagers from books.

The 10 Most Annoying Teenagers From Books

The 10 most annoying teenagers from books.

Philip Roth is a two-time National Book Award Winner and recipient of the 2002 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. This interview appeared in the March 2, 2014 edition of The New York Times.

My Life as a Writer

Philip Roth is a two-time National Book Award Winner and recipient of the 2002 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. This interview appeared in the March 2, 2014 edition of The New York Times.

Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us by Maria Popova  “Often the object of a desi...

Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us

Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us by Maria Popova “Often the object of a desi...

TV Show Canceled for Having Too Many Smart, Interesting Girl Characters  http://www.almaalexander.org/earthrise/

TV Show Canceled for Having Too Many Smart, Interesting Girl Characters http://www.almaalexander.org/earthrise/

Our most famous alumnus, George P. Burdell, almost won TIME Magazine's Person of the Year Award in 2001.

Our most famous alumnus, George P. Burdell, almost won TIME Magazine's Person of the Year Award in 2001.

Bookstore stories – "My six year old discovers my book in Foyles, the only non-online bookshop in the world to stock it." http://www.almaalexander.org/invented/

Bookstore stories – "My six year old discovers my book in Foyles, the only non-online bookshop in the world to stock it." http://www.almaalexander.org/invented/

The human Computers, 1953  Looking back, the technology that put man on the moon seems incredibly basic. In the early days of space exploration, when electronic computers weren’t reliable and cutting-edge calculators could barely do basic functions, nearly all of the math was done by hand. Women — underpaid, overworked, and ultimately forgotten by even the institution they served — did most of it.

The human Computers, 1953 Looking back, the technology that put man on the moon seems incredibly basic. In the early days of space exploration, when electronic computers weren’t reliable and cutting-edge calculators could barely do basic functions, nearly all of the math was done by hand. Women — underpaid, overworked, and ultimately forgotten by even the institution they served — did most of it.

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