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A Bigger, Riskier Story

It could simply have been a story of two opposite sisters in a difficult family situation in 1940s France. But The Nightingale is big and compelling by being set in WWII and treating even characters o...

Why are We Hard-Wired for Stories?

Why are We Hard-Wired for Stories?
Most of us learned at some point about catharsis, the ancient Greek concept that tragic stories give us a kind of emotional cleanse, which is meant to explain the enduring appeal of tragedies—a reason...