An international survey of how scientific research and technological innovation are informing the aesthetics of the 21st century, from algorithms and kinetics to robotics and microbiology; illustrated with the work of scores of contemporary artists.
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December 5: "It's common these days for memoirs of childhood to concentrate on some dark secret within the author's ostensibly happy family.... Memoir in America is an atrocity arms race."
Novelist Wiley Cash uncovers the notebook of his seventh-grade self: "Halloween Hallow," Die Hard, and an apprentice writer's first work of suspense.
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