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Nabokov's favorite word is mauve : what the numbers reveal about the classics, bestsellers, and our own writing / Ben Blatt.

Blatt, Ben (author.).

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Pease Public Library 808.02 BLATT 34598000725401 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781501105388
  • Physical Description: 271 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition March 2017.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Use sparingly -- He wrote, she wrote -- Searching for fingerprints -- Write by example -- Guiltier pleasures -- U.K. vs. U.S. -- Clich©♭s, repeats, and favorites -- How to judge a book by its cover -- Beginnings and endings -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Statistician and journalist Ben Blatt brings big data to the literary canon, exploring the wealth of fun findings that remain hidden in the works of the world's greatest writers.
Subject: Books > Statistics.
Authorship > Statistics.
Authorship > Technique.
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