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Snooze : the lost art of sleep

Author: Michael McGirr
Publisher: New York, NY : Pegasus Books Ltd, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Pegasus books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"A profound exploration of the precious resource of sleep and of the causes and consequences of getting too little of it."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael McGirr
ISBN: 9781681774190 1681774194
OCLC Number: 959809008
Notes: "June 2017"--Title page verso.
Description: 311 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Michael McGirr.

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"A profound exploration of the precious resource of sleep and of the causes and consequences of getting too little of it."--Jacket.

"Michael McGirr always had trouble sleeping. The arrival of baby twins, however, made him realize that he'd never before known true exhaustion. And while he celebrated these small children who brought him so much joy and tiredness, he found himself on a desperate and bone-weary journey in search of just a few extra winks a night. It was an adventure that would teach him more about what exactly sleep is, why we need it, and what it means when we don't get enough of it. In Snooze, McGirr delves into the mysterious world of sleep, including its many benefits, its stubborn elusiveness, and exactly what our brains really get up to while we're in bed. He offers readers a tour through the odd sleep patterns of some of history's greatest minds, including Aristotle, Homer, Shakespeare, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Edison, and more. He looks, too, at the demise of sleep in our increasingly fragmented modern world--and examines what that means for everyone from the Average Joe in the workplace to those with serious sleep disorders. The result is both entertaining and enlightening--the perfect book for those sleepless nights."

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