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Retro Penguin Paperback Covers #21

For the small yet beautiful handful of you who have made my weekly Penguin posts a part of your schedule, I apologise for my absence last week. I hope the quality of this week’s selections make up for it. Have a great weekend. All previous entries can be found here.

Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates by Erving Goffman ((design by Briggs and McLaren)

Electricity without Dynamos: The coming revolution in power generation by John W. Gardner (photo byIan Yeomans)

Learning to Philosophize by E.R. Emmet (design by Robert Hollingsworth)

Psychology: The Science of Mental Life by George A. Miller (‘Hand With Reflecting Globe 1935’ by Escher)

Science and Society by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose (design by Germano Facetti)

Techniques of Persuasion: From Propaganda to Brainwashing by J.A.C. Brown (design by Germano Facetti)

The Arrogance of Power by J. William Fulbright (illustration by David Levine)

The Comprehensive School by Robin Pedley (design by Bruce Robertson)

The Pyramid Climbers by Vance Packard (illustration taken from ‘Hints to Gymnasts’ 1894)

The Unattached by Mary Rose (design by Martin Bassett)

Matthew Revert

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