Though Nuar Alsadir set out to write a book about laughter, Animal Joy is a far deeper study of how we express and understand our most powerful emotions, told through meticulous psychoanalytic research and Alsadir's own experiences.
Animal Joy opens at a clown school where Alsadir enrolled to explore laughter. The only nonactor of the…
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