What if phones but too much

A viral tweet says there are only 35 premises in all of literature, and … it’s not far off?

What if phones but too much. People crowd around the Mona Lisa, snapping photos on their phones.
Amr Nabil / Associated Press
What if phones but too much. People crowd around the Mona Lisa, snapping photos on their phones.
Amr Nabil / Associated Press

What if phones but too much

A viral tweet says there are only 35 premises in all of literature, and … it’s not far off?

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In this week’s episode, we unwind from the week with RomeJ, the culture correspondent for The Triibe, an online news site for Black Chicagoans. We talk about the cake attack on the “Mona Lisa” and the new “Top Gun” movie.

Then, The Atlantic’s Shirley Li joins us to discuss the most binge-worthy television series of the summer.

Plus, the journalist and novelist Imogen West-Knights tells us about her viral tweet that asserts there are only 35 book premises in the history of literature.