Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology

Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology

David Abram


A PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary technological know-how Writing Award Runner-up

David Abram’s first ebook, The Spell of the Sensuous, hailed as “revolutionary” through the Los Angeles Times, as “daring” and “truly unique” by means of Science, has develop into a vintage of environmental literature. Now he returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the remainder of nature.
 
As the weather veers towards disaster, the innumerable losses cascading during the biosphere make vividly obtrusive the necessity for a change in our relation to the dwelling land. For too lengthy we’ve neglected the wild intelligence of bodies, taking our basic truths from applied sciences that carry the residing global at a distance. Abram’s writing subverts this distance, drawing readers ever toward their animal senses that allows you to discover, from inside, the basic kinship among the human physique and the respiring Earth. The shape-shifting of ravens, the erotic nature of gravity, the eloquence of thunder, the pleasures of being safe to eat: all have their position during this book.

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