A machine mapped the most frequently used emotional trajectories in fiction, and compared them with the ones readers like best. “My prettiest contribution to my culture,” the writer Kurt Vonnegut mused
lithub.com - David VannPublished in 20 languages, David Vann's internationally bestselling books have won 15 prizes, including best foreign novel in France and Spain, and appeared on 75 Best Books of the Year lists in a dozen countries. A former Guggenheim fellow, he is currently a professor at the University of Warwick in England and honorary professor at the University of Franche-Comté in France.
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The Egyptian writer and activist Alaa Al Aswany explains how one word in Dostoyevsky’s novel The House of the Dead showed him how literature can help us understand one another. By Heart is a series in
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Minding your health has never been easier, from a wearable that tracks sun exposure to waiting rooms that are fun to hang out in. The honorees for the health category of the 2016 Innovation by Design vary