Stolen focus


Part of the experience of being alive in the twenty-first century is the feeling that your attention span is collapsing, along with those of everyone around you – including your children. Why have we lost our ability to focus? What are the causes? And – most importantly – how do we get it back? In ‘Stolen Focus’, internationally bestselling author Johann Hari sets out on a global investigative journey into our shortening attention spans.

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THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA SPECTATOR AND FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2022A WATERSTONES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH‘If you read just one book about how the modern world is driving us crazy, read this one’ TELEGRAPH‘This book is exactly what the world needs right now’ OPRAH WINFREYA beautifully researched and argued exploration of the breakdown of humankind’s ability to pay attentionSTEPHEN FRYA really important book . . . Everyone should read itPHILIPPA PERRY—Is your ability to focus and pay attention in free fall?You are not alone. The average office worker now focuses on any one task for just three minutes. But it’s not your fault. Your attention didn’t collapse. It has been stolen.Internationally bestselling author Johann Hari shows twelve deep factors harming our focus. Once we understand them, together, we can take back our minds.

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Weight 242 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.3 cm










153.733 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K


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