#FutureChat: Authors in the hot zone

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Crazy from the heat

Disagreements that might cause minor annoyance on a cool day have a way of escalating when the mercury rises. Most riots that have occurred in the United States have happened when the temperature was between 75 and 89 F (23-31 C).

So we have it from Laura Lee, author of Blame It on the Rain: How the Weather Has Changed History. Published by HarperCollins, by the way, not Hachette, lower that bayonet.

In a week like this, it’s smart to keep your sense of humor chilled and ready. Need some ice? Let’s contemplate, as comfortably as possible, the peculiarly febrile nature of where things seem to be on this Fourth of July. I shall offer it to you by the numbers.

By Porter Ander­son | @Porter_Anderson

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