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Arctic Solitaire

by Barry Silverstein

Across a three-year period, photographer Paul Souders took four unaccompanied boat trips to Canada’s Hudson Bay. His objective was to find “the polar bear of [his] dreams” and photograph the wild animal “living, hunting, and... Read More

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Carleton Watkins

by Barry Silverstein

Carleton Watkins may not be a name known to contemporary artists and art critics, but his exceptional photographs of the American West, taken during the mid- to late-1800s, “did more to make the West a part of the United States” than... Read More

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Learning to Die

by Barry Silverstein

This short book, comprised of a lecture by Robert Bringhurst and an essay by Jan Zwicky, addresses the finite limitations of humanity in a scholarly fashion. Bringhurst begins with an impassioned discussion of the meaning of the wild,... Read More

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Moments to Ponder

by Barry Silverstein

Wisdom collected across a lifetime is shared in this brief and personal title. Robert Gesmundo’s entertaining and personal "Moments to Ponder" collects inspirational and humorous quotations. Compiled quotations, mostly from unknown... Read More

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Billions Lost

by Barry Silverstein

"Billions Lost" is a timely, insightful, and important book that deserves serious consideration. In "Billions Lost", Hilarie Gamm makes a compelling case that America’s technology industry has surrendered to foreign economies. This... Read More

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