The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains (Paperback)
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New York Times bestseller • Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
“This is a book to shake up the world.” —Ann Patchett
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 up to date, with a deep examination of the cognitive and behavioral effects of smartphones and social media.
Silent Spring for the literary mind.
— Chicago Tribune
— San Francisco Chronicle
Absorbing [and] disturbing.
— Wall Street Journal
— Boston Globe
— Financial Times
A book everyone should read.
— American Scientist