On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes by Alexandra Horowitz

On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes

Alexandra Horowitz

nonfiction essays philosophy psychology science travel lighthearted reflective slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2013


From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog, this “elegant and entertaining” (The Boston Globe) explanation of how humans perceive their environments “does more than open our eyes...opens our hearts and minds, too, gently a...
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