Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth. "Delightful . . . gives the reader the richest possible feeling of the worlds the senses take in."--The New York Times. (Literature--Classics & Contemporary)
About the Author
DIANE ACKERMAN has been the finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction in addition to receiving many other awards and recognitions for her work, which includes the bestselling The Zookeeper's Wife and A Natural History of the Senses.