Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us) Reviews -

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Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)

A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year
The Washington Post • The Cleveland Plain-Dealer • Rocky Mountain News

In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers than we think we are. He demonstrates why plans to protect pedestrians from cars often lead to more accidents. He uncovers who is more likely to honk at whom, and why. He explains why

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Poetry.The latest in Goldsmith’s transcription and defamiliarization efforts, TRAFFIC exhibits the author’s signature mode: remediating found texts and crossing artifice with everyday life”. “In both form and content, Kenneth Goldsmith’s TRAFFIC recalls nothing so much as the extended tracking shot in Jean-Luc Godard’s 1967 film Week-End, and the book’s audacious sustain elicits the same series of responses: surprise, admiration, amusement, incredulity, horror, recognition, terror, boredom, impa

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