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Posts Tagged ‘Plato’

Great Scientists Get Customized Fonts

Designer Prateek Lala created a set of “typographic elements of names and discoveries of famous scientists,” creating customized fonts and imagery for some of our brightest minds.

Lala periodically updates the collection with new scientists–who should be added next?

We’ve embedded the complete infographic below, along with a collection of free books by Plato–our favorite thinker included in this chart.

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Mediabistro Course

Personal Essay Writing

Personal Essay WritingStarting October 28, work with a published journalist to draft, edit, and sell your first-person essays! Jessica Olien will help you to workshop your writing so that it's ready to pitch to editors. You'll learn how to tell your personal story, self-edit you work to assess voice, style, and tone, and sell your essays for publication. Register now!

Free eBooks That Inspired David Foster Wallace

wallace.jpgTo celebrate the 50th birthday of the great David Foster Wallace, we’ve collected free eBook editions of seven books that inspired the late novelist.

Follow the links below to download the books.

We adapted the list of books from Laura Miller‘s long interview with Wallace for Salon in 1996.

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