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Crunching the Numbers in My Ideal Bookshelf

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What do Stephen Merritt, Hilton Als, and Tony Hawk have in common?

According to Fred Benenson’s data, nothing—not even the books on their shelves.

Benenson’s “girlfriend/lady partner” Thessaly La Force is one of the two minds behind My Ideal Bookshelf (the other is Jane Mount), and he used the data from that book to create graphs that are as cool to look at as they are interesting.

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