On the Spectrum

September 7, 2013 | 1 book mentioned

What color would The Little Prince be? Before you dismiss this as an inane question, artist Jaz Parkinson created color signatures based on how often books mentioned certain hues. The results look like a better Rothko painting. Pair with: Radiolab’s fascinating podcast on the science of color.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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