Children from the Baining tribe of Papua New Guinea, which is credited with giving a name to the feeling of emptiness we experience when guests depart. Photo: Corbis

Book review: The Book of Human Emotions is an exercise in managing slight frustration

Tiffany Watt Smith skips through her history of feelings, throwing out references to art, philosophy and literature, but doesn't quite satisfy the curiosity she stokes

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Children from the Baining tribe of Papua New Guinea, which is credited with giving a name to the feeling of emptiness we experience when guests depart. Photo: Corbis
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