On My Mind

Let's celebrate the emoji

Tiny digital images give us an ability to convey nuance that even Nabokov could only dream of

Emoticons and emoji help us express ourselves more succinctly online, says the author. PHOTO: UNSPLASH
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In 1969, a journalist sent the novelist Vladimir Nabokov some questions for an interview.

"How do you rank yourself among writers (living) and of the immediate past?" he asked.

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