Natural History of the senses Author:diane ackerman A Natural History of the Senses is an aphrodisiac for the sense receptors. Read a chapter, then step outside and voila: The sky is a deeper blue, the birds sing a sweeter song. How could the world seem otherwise, after feasting on such voluptuous prose?" — --Chicago Tribune — "A Natural History of the Senses is full of answers to the sorts of ques... more »tions that the child in each of us often asks. But what draws you most happily through the book is the language. Ms. Ackerman gives the reader the richest possible feeling of the worlds that the human senses take in."
-- Christopher Lehman-Haupt, The New York Times« less