The Thinking Life
How to Thrive in the Age of Distraction
Publication Date: November 2011
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P. M. Forni, author of Choosing Civility, turns his attention to the importance of thinking in our lives and gives listeners a remedy for the Age of Distraction.
P. M. Forni is an award-winning professor of Italian Literature at Johns Hopkins University and the author of The Civility Solution and other books. In 2000, he founded the Civility Initiative at Johns Hopkins and over the years has continued to teach courses on the theory and history of manners. Reports on his work have appeared in the New York Times, the Times of London, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland. David Drummond has made his living as an actor for over twenty-five years, appearing on stages large and small throughout the country and in Seattle, Washington, his hometown. He has narrated over thirty audiobooks for Tantor, in genres ranging from current political commentary to historical nonfiction, from fantasy to military, and from thrillers to humor. He received an AudioFile Earphones Award for his first audiobook, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay. When not narrating, David keeps busy writing plays and stories for children.
"A deft exploration that urges us to think before speaking." ---Kirkus Starred Review