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Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony

Lewis Thomas

This collection of 24 essays is a perfect introduction to the world of Lewis Thomas. Topics ranging from the riddle of smelling to nuclear proliferation carry the gentle, unassuming persuasiveness that characterizes the author’s work. Here we are also introduced to the concerns that have distinguished Thomas’ literary career: the natural altruism of organisms; the inter-relatedness of all creatures; the fragility of the human species; the uneasiness of life on a threatened planet.

This collection of 24 essays is a perfect introduction to the world of Lewis Thomas. Topics ranging from the riddle of smelling to nuclear proliferation carry the gentle, unassuming persuasiveness that characterizes the author’s work. Here we are also introduced to the concerns that have distinguished Thomas’ literary career: the natural altruism of organisms; the inter-relatedness of all creatures; the fragility of the human species; the uneasiness of life on a threatened planet.
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This collection of 24 essays is a perfect introduction to the world of Lewis Thomas. Topics ranging from the riddle of smelling to nuclear proliferation carry the gentle, unassuming persuasiveness that characterizes the author’s work. Here we are also introduced to the concerns that have distinguished Thomas’ literary career: the natural altruism of organisms; the inter-relatedness of all creatures; the fragility of the human species; the uneasiness of life on a threatened planet.

Language:

English

Narrators:

George Guidall

Length:

5h 9m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:16


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:14


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

31:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

10:00


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:41


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:46


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:48


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

10:23


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

17:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:43


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

26:19


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

14:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:07


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:06


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

12:55


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:26


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

10:49


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

12:28


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

10:23


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

08:05


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

09:02


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

26:14


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

16:06


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

10:35