On looking [sound recording] : eleven walks with expert eyes / Alexandra Horowitz.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781442359321
  • ISBN: 1442359323
  • Physical Description: 8 sound discs (approximately 9 hours) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, p2013.

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by the author.
Summary, etc.: On Looking begins with inattention. It is about attending to the joys of the unattended, the perceived 'ordinary.' Horowitz encourages us to rediscover the extraordinary things that we are missing in our ordinary activities. Even when engaged in the simplest of activities like taking a walk around the block, we pay so little attention to most of what is right before us that we are sleepwalkers in our own lives.
Subject: Self-consciousness (Awareness)
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Environmental psychology.
CD Books.
Genre: Audiobooks.