Rumpus editors recommend the best books to gift children, from new releases to classics they cherished through their own childhoods.
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The Rumpus Book Club chats with Joshua Wolf Shenk about his new book,
Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs, creative intimacy, how John Lennon and Paul McCartney worked together, and the myth of the solo genius. ...more
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