“Turn off your iPod and read this book.”
What book is author Elizabeth Kolbert talking about? George Prochnik’s In Pursuit of Silence. And we couldn’t agree more.
Join George as he takes readers along on his personal quest to navigate noise and pursue silence while revealing how silence helps the brain to grow, strengthens our powers of attention, and even unites us.
Learn more about the role both silence and noise play in our lives by visiting George’s blog: www.inpursuitofsilence.com.
And be sure to visit George on the road:
Wednesday, April 7th: 7:30pm
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Friday, April 9th: 7:00 pm
The New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 5 Ave & 42nd St.
For more information about the event click here.
Tuesday, April 13th: 7:00pm
Brooklyn Friends School
375 Pearl Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
*George will be a part of a larger panel discussion on spirituality and education
Monday, April 19th: 1:30-5:00pm
INCE NOISE-CON 2010 Conference
Marriot Hotel in Baltimore, MD,
*George will be speaking as part of a larger workshop on community noise