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Also by Prochnik
Now Don't Hear This
Op-Ed for the New York Times from May 2, 2010.
Revolution in Mind: The Creation of Psychoanalysis
An alternative history of the work of Freud and his supporters traces the development of psychoanalysis in Europe, placing the movement's origins against a backdrop of the nineteenth century while profiling Freud as a creative, interdisciplinary thinker. (Book)
Below are parts one and two from an interview with the author, uploaded on April 22, 2010. From the creator, silenceopensdoors: "George Prochnik is author of In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise. Our sonic landscape is a mixture of signal and noise, silence and form, and Prochniks pursuit is to take our aural temperature, to encourage us to think about our sonic architecture."