We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
Carpe Diem Audiobook

Carpe Diem: Seizing the Day in a Distracted World

Regular Price:$19.59
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

We've all heard the saying "seize the day". But what does it really mean - and how can we use it to jump-start our lives? In the age of distraction, carpe diem is more essential than ever, and yet many of us simply don't employ it in our lives.

In this thought-provoking and empowering audiobook, cultural writer Roman Krznaric unpacks the history, philosophy, and modern-day applications of seizing the day and delivers a rousing call to action for anyone who wants to improve their lives - or our world.

Carpe Diem is a far-ranging audiobook, drawing on everything from the neuropsychology of regret to the anthropology of play, from medieval carnival rites to religious conceptions of the afterlife and early Japanese cinema. Offering food for thought as well as inspiring takeaways, the book not only examines the contributions of great thinkers throughout history but also reveals insights from the lives of great seize-the-day practitioners including nightclub dancers, war photographers, bored housewives, and committed revolutionaries - offering a wide range of solutions to the daunting challenge of leading a meaningful life.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Roman Krznaric (P)2017 Gildan Media LLC

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

3.4 (5 )
5 star
 (1)
4 star
 (2)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (0)
Overall
4.0 (4 )
5 star
 (2)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (0)
Story
4.3 (4 )
5 star
 (1)
4 star
 (3)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Performance


There are no reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.