Looking for name of book about sleep
February 22, 2012 3:15 PM   Subscribe

BookFilter: Book which I'm pretty sure was about sleep and wakefulness at different times of the day; what's the name?

It was structured around times of day and involved the author doing a variety of self-experiments while also talking to experts on the topic. I particularly remember him spending some time in a cabin in the middle of nowhere with no artificial light, and talking about first/second sleep.

Written sometime in the 2000s, male author. I sort of remember a multicolored cover, like pie slices with the title in the center in a white circle.
posted by epersonae to Writing & Language (4 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
 


Why yes it is! Thank you.
posted by epersonae at 4:58 PM on February 22, 2012


Not your book, but literally minutes ago I was reading this on the BBC website. The book mentioned there might also be of interest...
posted by sianifach at 11:35 PM on February 22, 2012


That BBC article was what reminded me of the book I was asking about. :) The book in the article sounds fascinating as well.
posted by epersonae at 11:38 AM on February 23, 2012


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