The Bookshelf

A collection of curious reads that have been mentioned in the newsletter, directly or otherwise.

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I Contain Multitudes
The microbes within us and a grander view of life.
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Uncommon Type
A collection of short stories by Tom Hanks.
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Dalí: The Wines of Gala
Salvador Dali’s wine guide.

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Dalí: Les Dîners de Gala
Salvador Dalí’s surrealist cookbook
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The Worrier's Guide to the End of the World
Love, loss, and other catastrophes - through Italy, India, and beyond.
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Growing Gills
How to find creative focus when you're drowning in your daily life.
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The Hidden Life of Trees
What they feel, how they communicate - discoveries from a secret world.
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The Soul of an Octopus
A surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness.
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Don't be a Tourist in Paris
The Messy Nessy Chic guide.
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Word by Word
The secret life of dictionaries.
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Shop Class as Soulcraft
An inquiry into the value of work.
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The Lonely City
Adventures in the art of being alone.
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Tender Buttons:
Objects
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Atlas Obscura
An explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders.
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Daily Rituals
How artists work.
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Upstream:
Selected Essays
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The Cloud Collector's Handbook
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Letters of Note
Correspondence deserving of a wider audience.
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The Clockwork Universe
Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World
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Lists of Note
An eclectic collection deserving of a wider audience.
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Dull Men of Great Britain
Celebrating the ordinary.
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The Topography of Tears
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