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Scott Duke Kominers

Kominers’s Conundrums: ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ in Seven Puzzles

A tribute to Norton Juster, the author of a classic novel that serves as a gateway to puzzle enthusiasts.

Follow in Milo’s footsteps. 

Follow in Milo’s footsteps. 

Courtesy of Penguin Random House

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When it comes to puzzling literature, it’s hard to be more classic than “The Phantom Tollbooth,” whose author, Norton Juster, recently passed away. The book follows the adventures of Milo, a child who travels through a magical tollbooth to discover a world of imagination.