David K. Randall


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David K. Randall is a senior reporter at Reuters and has also written for Forbes, the New York Times, and New York magazine. He is an adjunct professor of journalism at New York University and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Dreamland: Adventures in th...

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“Touches of creative genius are simply exaggerated versions of what happens when our brains remove the clutter every night. With only important information left, the mind may then be free to make associations that it couldn’t see before.”
David K. Randall, Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

“Kinyoun believed in a future where scientists like him had rendered the concept of infectious disease moot, sparing the lives of innocent people. Instead, he had to face a present in which politics mattered more than honesty, and ignorance proved more powerful than medicine.”
David K. Randall, Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague

“Though midday naps are most closely linked with Spain and other Latin cultures, they were once popular throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia. Even today, most state-owned firms in China give their workers two hours for lunch. The first is used for eating and the second, for sleeping.”
David K. Randall, Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

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