Nina Kraus, author of Of Sound Mind: How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World recommends a fantastic range of books! Before jumping into the interview, please check out Nina's book:
Q. Do you have a favourite smart thinking book (and why that book)?
David Haskell's The Forest Unseen. A poetically written diary of live in the Tennessee woods, written by a plant biologist.
Q. What's the most recent smart thinking book you've read (and how would you rate it)?
The Matter With Things - Iain McGilchrist ..a beautifully written, thoroughly researched account of the current human condition - drawing from neurology, art and philosophy. Rated as high as I can..
Q. Do you have a favourite childhood book?
Q. Do you prefer reading on paper, Kindle or listening to an audiobook?
Depends on the book. Audiobook or paper in any case. Never kindle.
Q. Do you have a favourite bookshop (and why that shop)?
Bookends and Beginnings, Evanston IL. It is our friendly, well-run local bookstore.
Many thanks to Nina for recommending a fantastic range of books! Please don't forget to check out Nina's book Of Sound Mind: How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World.
Image Copyrights: MIT Press Ltd (Of Sound Mind), Penguin Putnam Inc (The Forest Unseen), Perspectiva (The Matter With Things), The New York Review of Books, Inc (The Pushcart War).