Brain Pickings


Maria’s weekly newsletter is filled with interesting and inspiring articles across art, science, philosophy, creativity, children’s books, and other strands of our search for truth, beauty, and meaning. Her writing is like a massage for the mind and a warm blanket for the soul.

About the Publisher

Maria Popova started Brain Pickings in 2006. She is also the author of "Figuring", the editor of "A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader", and has published articles in The New York Times, Wired, and The Atlantic.

Sample Their Content

The More Loving One: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Reads W.H. Auden’s Sublime Ode to Our Unrequited Love for the Universe 13 Life-Learnings from 13 Years of Brain Pickings Hannah Arendt on Love and How to Live with the Fundamental Fear of Loss
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