Brian Boyd

Brian Boyd is the author of Stalking Nabokov: Selected Essays and On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and Fiction.

The Psychologist

Vladimir Nabokov's understanding of human nature anticipated the advances in psychology since his day

by Brian Boyd | Thursday, August 25, 2011

Getting It All Wrong

The proponents of Theory and Cultural Critique could learn a thing or two from bioculture

by Brian Boyd | Friday, September 01, 2006

Nabokov Lives On

Why his unfinished novel, Laura, deserved to be published; what’s left in the voluminous archive of his unpublished work

by Brian Boyd | Monday, March 01, 2010

Purpose-Driven Life

Evolution does not rob life of meaning, but creates meaning. It also makes possible our own capacity for creativity.

by Brian Boyd | Sunday, March 01, 2009

The Art of Literature and the Science of Literature

The delight we get from detecting patterns in books, and in life, can be measured and understood

by Brian Boyd | Saturday, March 01, 2008