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How to Solve It

By George Polya

 

The Nature and Art of Workmanship

By David Pye

 

Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone

By Eduardo Galeano

 

The Golden Notebook: A Novel

By Doris Lessing

 

After Babel: Aspects of Language and Translation

By George Steiner

 
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In short: an antilibrary is that collection of books you know a bit about, but have not read, and the latent potential of all the wonders they may hold. We can extend the same idea to other media, too — essays, films, websites, and so on — anything you might learn from.

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This website is a space both for celebrating all sorts of amazing books, and exploring more broadly the idea of learning from the unknown. We're all about the voracious pursuit of knowledge, creative potential, infinite learning possibilities, and shared discovery as community catalyst.

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