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The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

Nicholas Carr

A finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction, Nicholas Carr's bestseller The Shallows has become a foundational book in one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the internet's bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply.

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company.
Publish Date: 03/03/2020
Pages: 320
ISBN-13: 9780393357820
ISBN-10: 0393357821
Language: English

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A finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction, Nicholas Carr's bestseller The Shallows has become a foundational book in one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the internet's bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? This 10th-anniversary edition includes a new afterword that brings the story, "a Silent Spring for the literary mind" (Slate), up to date, with a deep examination of the cognitive and behavioral effects of smartphones and social media.

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