New York Times bestseller • Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
“This is a book to shake up the world.” —Ann Patchett
Nicholas Carr’s bestseller The Shallows
has become a foundational book in one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the internet’s bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? This 10th-anniversary edition includes a new afterword that brings the story up to date, with a deep examination of the cognitive and behavioral effects of smartphones and social media.