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A Natural History of the Senses - Diane Ackerman
A Natural History of the Senses
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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danthesasman rated it
2.0 A Natural History of the Senses
Did not finish; I thought it would be a science book but it was not.
Books by the Lake
Books by the Lake rated it
3.0 A Natural History of the Senses
A loosely-connected farrago of things the author has read or thought about the senses, expressed with verve, sometimes vivid, sometimes ill-considered metaphors. Sadly it could be better.
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
A beautiful book exploring the human senses. It will leave you with a new appreciation for vanilla.
Unabridged Chick
Unabridged Chick rated it
This beautiful book explores the science behind our five senses in lush, sensual narrative. Ackerman is a poet and her lyrical abilities are seen in her writing: the reader experiences each sense with her. Apparently this is a companion book to a PBS series but it can be read without having seen t...
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