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Common Book 2013-14: In Pursuit of Silence: About the Author

In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise is the 2013-14 Common Book.

George Prochnik

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Author Interview

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."