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Statistics Reveal the Secrets of Great Writing, The American Way of Treason, How Do New Planets Get Their Names? and More

Statistics Reveal the Secrets of Great Writing, The American Way of Treason, How Do New Planets Get Their Names? and More

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Smithsonian Weekender    MARCH 2017

One Writer Used Statistics to Reveal the Secrets of What Makes Great Writing

Data journalist Ben Blatt takes a by-the-numbers look at literary classics and finds some fascinating patterns

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