may i have your attention, please

Submitted by la miller on 27 May, 2009 - 00:09

“You can’t be happy all the time,” Gallagher tells me, “but you can pretty much focus all the time. That’s about as good as it gets.”
That's Winifred Gallagher, author of the new book on attention [http://www.powells.com/biblio/1-9781594202100-0|Rapt] talking to writer Sam Anderson in his great essay for New York Magazine "[http://nymag.com/news/features/56793/?imw=Y&f=most-viewed-24h10|In Defense of Distraction]". Check it out.