walk http://wamc.org en "On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes" by Alexandra Horowitz http://wamc.org/post/looking-eleven-walks-expert-eyes-alexandra-horowitz <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.insideofadog.com/author.php" style="line-height: 1.5;">Alexandra Horowitz</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins us this morning to talk about her new book, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1439191255/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1439191255&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1439191255" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which shows us how to see the spectacle of the ordinary—to practice, as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle put it, “the observation of trifles.”</span></p><p><em>On Looking</em> is structured around a series of eleven walks the author takes, mostly in her Manhattan neighborhood, with experts on a diverse range of subjects, including an urban sociologist, the well-known artist Maira Kalman, a geologist, a physician, and a sound designer.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 56409 at http://wamc.org "On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes" by Alexandra Horowitz