A Natural History of the Senses - Diane Ackerman

A Natural History of the Senses

By Diane Ackerman

  • Release Date: 1991-09-10
  • Genre: Nature
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings


Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth.

“Delightful . . . gives the reader the richest possible feeling of the worlds the senses take in.” —The New York Times