In a world of information overload, where the temptation is to skim every text that crosses our paths, some interesting food for thought on merits of reading slowly and thoughtfully.
Independent bookstores are doing better these days. Turns out people want real books made of paper and ink. And they cherish local shops. The Slow Books movement cometh?
Check out my blog post on what THE SLOW FIX (published today!) means for health.
Sometimes the tiniest detail can mean the difference between a triumph and a turkey. Buy THE SLOW FIX now in the USA.
Wouldn’t you know it.
The official UK publication date for The Slow Fix is January 31st. But my agent has just sent this photo from Waterstones Piccadilly.
People can’t even wait for a book about the benefits of, er, waiting….
That said, it’s nice to know people are keen.
So it all starts here. My third book is now out there in the world. Let’s see what happens next.
Wish me luck…
In this brief clip from a Croatian documentary, I explain the basic premise of In Praise of Slow.
A British sitcom called The Café recently used In Praise of Slow as a prop. The inside joke is that the granny reading it is already slower than anyone else in the show.
There are two clips. This is clip 1.
In Praise of Slow was a BBC Radio 4 “Book of the Week.” That means an abridged version was read on the airwaves over five days.
This is the first instalment, which condenses the opening chapter of the book into 15 minutes.
Check out the Spectator’s poetry competition based on In Praise of Slow.