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Review: At Day's Close: Night in Times Past

User Review  - Chloe - Goodreads

I enjoyed reading this book, but I think it could have been cut down a little bit, because it felt repetitive at parts. Perhaps its because I've read books about the rise of electricity/artificial ... Read full review

Review: At Day's Close: Night in Times Past

User Review  - B. Rule - Goodreads

The topic of this book is really fascinating - a social history of nighttime in preindustrial western society. Clearly the author has gathered a huge trove of sources both primary and secondary to ... Read full review

Review: At Day's Close: Night in Times Past

User Review  - Amanda Price - Goodreads

There are some breathtaking revelations in this book--particularly the news (to me) that preindustrial people enjoyed two sessions of sleep each night, separated by a period of meditative wakefulness ... Read full review


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