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When we asked you last week about the childhood books that you still think about, we had an outpouring of responses, both from readers of this newsletter and . Many people described how the stories they grew up on shaped their understanding of the world: taught you new ways to use your imagination; showed you skills such as teamwork and resourcefulness; and guided you through puberty. Some books fostered a lifelong love of animals, and others

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