How did our world get so noisy? Where did silence go? Speaking with Paul Holdengräber, George Prochnik describes his quest to dissect and defy the cacophony.
~ Conversation Portrait by Flash Rosenberg ~
Artist-in-Residence, LIVE from the New York Public Library
~ ideas drawn as they are discussed in real time ~

executive producers: Ron Qurashi, Diane Charles
- for Intelligent Life Productions
sponsor: Lexus for L/
- for Team One Advertising: Chris Graves
- for Lexus:Robin Pisz
live-drawing and direction: Flash Rosenberg
video editor: Sarah Lohman
theme music: Ken Rosenberg

“In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise” by George Prochnik
publisher: Doubleday

© Flash Rosenberg 2011
GEORGE PROCHNIK is the author of “Putnam Camp: Sigmund Freud, James Jackson Putnam & The Purpose of American Psychology” and “In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise.”

PAUL HOLDENGRÄBER is the Director of Public Programs - known as LIVE from the NYPL - for The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library. This conversation occurred on April 9, 2010.

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