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The Sleepyhead's Bedside Companion

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Sleep remains one of the most mysterious areas of our lives. We all sleep, maybe not as much as we would like, but it's a universal human experience, as necessary as breathing and as nourishing as eating. But how much do we really know about sleep? What happens in the third of our lives when we're slumbering? How have sleep, dreams and nightmares been interpreted over the...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published January 26th 2010 by Preface Digital (first published March 19th 2009)
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This is a book by Sean Coughlan. Its a book of facts and theories and experiments and beliefs about something very close to our heart. We either love indulging in it, or we hate it for being such a time-killer. Sleep. Yes, its a book about sleep and everything connected with sleep.

It contains interesting facts and theories and beliefs about sleep, beds, pillows, dreams, fantasies and fairy tales. It also mentions some experiments carried out based on scientific means to ascertain the meaning of...more
Alice Chau-Ginguene
This book has completely changed my point of view towards sleeping. I now realise one shouldn't feel guilty about staying in bed longer. It's only a gift the nature gives us and it's free! It also opens my eyes to look at other perception about what's wrong and what's right in life too. Suddenly, a lot of guilty pleasure doesn't feel that guilty anymore!
Vikas Datta
A curious book... keeps you awake. Jokes apart, it is a wonderful compendium of everything to do with one of my my most favourite activities.
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