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The Age of Distraction by Michael M. Meyer

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Published by RoseDog Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11286502M
ISBN 10080599517X
ISBN 109780805995176
OCLC/WorldCa149231068

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  But Alan Jacobs' newest book, The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, does just that. It is a marvelous manifesto of sanity in an age of jeremiads about the modern predicament of attention loss on one hand, and those proud champions of distraction singing the hallelujah chorus of a world devoid of long-form books on the other."Cited by: 9.   The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction is a delightful discussion about the trials and tribulations, as well as joys, of the reading life. It has no chapter breaks, but is instead organized as one long, rambling, yet coherent essay divided into sections that mark changes of direction in the author's whimsy/5.   Other books, such as Matthew Crawford’s widely cited The World Beyond Your Head: Becoming an Individual in the Age of Distraction attempt . Subtitled, “The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction,” this is a book, and a subject, which is dear to my heart. I have worked in education all my life, I am a voracious reader, a reading mentor and – like the author – have spent many happy hours reading to my children/5.

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Voices > Commentators > Johann Hari Johann Hari: How to survive the age of distraction. Read a book with your laptop thrumming. It can feel like trying to read in the middle of a party where. Distraction book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. About The Author: Bruce Sterling is a recent winner of the Nebula Awar /5(). the age of distraction “Our life is frittered away by detail simplify, simplify.” – Henry David Thoreau W e live in curious times. It’s called the Age of Information, but in another light it can be called the Age of Distraction. While humanity has never been free of distraction — from swatting those.   In The Age of Distraction, We Need One Thing More Than Ever: Books 06/23/ pm ET Updated In the twentieth century, all the nightmare-novels of the future imagined books would be burned.