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Elements of Surprise

I heard about Vera Tobin’s book Elements of Surprise on the Hidden Brain podcast. Shankar Vedantam was interviewing Tobin about her work analyzing the ways in which knowing/not knowing affects the unfolding of narrative and how writers/filmmakers plant seeds to make plot

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There’s a word for that…

What’s the word for knowing you read something somewhere on-line but now you can’t find it and you can’t remember which site it was on? I thought I left the tab open because I wanted to link this article to

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EAT MORE KALE? BUY MORE BOOKS! by Lynne Weiss – Change Seven Magazine

Here’s my New Year’s Resolution, and it’s not to eat more kale. I eat quite a bit of kale. It’s satifsying. It’s good for me and the farmers who grow it, and it’s good for the environment. But I’m …

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My Year of Proust

It’s not the only thing I’m reading in 2016 (see above about Lily King’s Euphoria) but I decided that after a lifetime of hearing about Proust and having never read a word of Remembrance of Things Past, I would at least give

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Euphoria over Euphoria

I picked up Lily King’s Euphoria last night and started reading–and immediately felt euphoric! I had forgotten why (if I knew) I wanted to read this book, except for a vague sense that it was supposed to be good, and

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ArtsEmerson: Public Dialogues

WED, NOV 4 @ 7PM Paramount TheatreInterrogating Whiteness (Part 1)Moderated by Future Boston AllianceFeaturing Walter Mosley, American novelist and recipient of the PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement AwardAfter the death of Trayvon Martin, Walter Mosley wrote in Newsweek, “If we can see

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A House Made of Stars | Change Seven Magazine

Source: A House Made of Stars | Change Seven Magazine

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