Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve: What the Numbers Reveal About the Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing [Audiobook] by Ben Blatt
English | September 12th, 2017 | ASIN: B0757RYZDH, ISBN: 1541458060 | MP3@64 kbps | 5 hrs 23 mins | 148.69 MB
Narrator: Vikas Adam
In Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve, 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. He assembles a database of thousands of books and hundreds of millions of words, and starts asking the questions that have intrigued curious word nerds and book lovers for generations: What are our favorite authors' favorite words? Do men and women write differently? Are best sellers getting dumber over time?