Diane Ackerman

Diane Ackerman is the author of two dozen highly-acclaimed works of poetry and nonfiction, including New York Times bestsellers The Zookeeper's Wife, A Natural History of the Senses,The Human Age, and Pulitzer Prize Finalist, One Hundred Names for Love. http://www.dianeackerman.com/
godine života: 7 oktobar 1948 predstavlja


Alejandra Espinoje citiraoпрошле године
We may neutralize one or more of our senses temporarily—by floating in body-temperature water, for instance—but that only heightens the others. There is no way in which to understand the world without first detecting it through the radar-net of our senses
Alejandra Espinoje citiraoпрошле године
It is both our panic and our privilege to be mortal and sense-full. We live on the leash of our senses. Although they enlarge us, they also limit and restrain us, but how beautifully.
Alejandra Espinoje citiraoпрошле године
senses—how they evolved, how they can be extended, what their limits are, to which ones we have attached taboos, and what they can teach us about the ravishing world we have the privilege to inhabit
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