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Ackerman brilliantly weaves science, history, anthropology, and personal anecdotes in this incredible book.
I'd recommend this as a great gift for anyone interested in nonfiction writing, nature writing, learning new things, science, the senses, and lovely reads!
Being profoundly interested in the human experience I was drawn to the writing of Diane Ackerman and A Natural History of Senses.
Really well written and full of interesting detail about the world of the senses.Published 3 days ago by Sylvia Keepers
This is a great book! I can't believe I missed it at the time of release.Fascinating reading, topic just as title. Read morePublished 1 month ago by painter
Interesting, but a bit long-winded at times. She wanders from science to poetry a bit too freely and covers some senses better than others. But it is worth reading.Published 1 month ago by Graham Houghton
Fascinating both in the understandable science presented and in the stories about taste, smell, sight, touch & hearing over the centuries.Published 1 month ago by Susan Kirkpatrick
This is a book to whet your senses. Something that could be enjoyed on all levels... meaning with our 5 senses. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mary Jo Jurista