Sounds Wild and Broken by David George Haskell 9780571362097

Sounds Wild and Broken


Immerse yourself in the captivating world of nature's sonic marvels with "Sounds Wild and Broken" by David George Haskell. This mesmerizing book takes you on an auditory journey through the vibrant tapestry of sounds that have evolved in the natural world over millions of years. From the mesmerizing choruses of insects in lush rainforests to the haunting calls of frogs echoing across swamps, Haskell weaves a spellbinding narrative that celebrates the incredible creativity of evolution's acoustic artistry. But amidst this symphony of life, a poignant warning resonates: human activity is diminishing these natural soundscapes, leading to a crisis of sensory extinction that threatens to silence the voices of our wild kin.

David George Haskell is a renowned naturalist, professor of biology, and Pulitzer Prize finalist. With a profound reverence for the natural world and a gift for lyrical storytelling, he invites readers to open their ears and hearts to the aural wonders that surround us, reminding us of our profound connection to the intricate web of life and the urgent need to protect its rich sonic diversity.

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