Why We Sleep – Matthew Walker
I am going to die from lack of sleep. My brain will turn to jelly, my mind will collapse, and my body shortly after. Every minute not spent sleeping is a minute closer to a grisly demise.
This is an unrelenting journey through every way that lack-of-sleep will kill you. A thorough study of all the experiments and literature on sleep science.
Fascinating and utterly depressing. The book is monomaniacal in attributing sleeplessness to all the ills in the world. It hammers home just how vital a decent night’s sleep is – and gives practical advice on how to obtain in.
Not a book to read for pleasure – more of an act of self torture as the glow of the Kindle keeps you up well beyond midnight.