Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 032 – Dan Rubinstein
May 5, 2015 § Leave a comment
I interviewed @dan_rube about his book, #BornToWalk. Click through for the audio of our discussion (~22 mins).
Director of Global Merchandising at Kobo, Nathan Maharaj interviews Dan Rubinstein, author of Born to Walk: The Transformative Power of A Pedestrian Act.
The case for getting back on our feet
The humble act of putting one foot in front of the other transcends age, geography, culture, and class, and is one of the most economical and environmentally responsible modes of transit. Yet with our modern fixation on speed, this healthy pedestrian activity has been largely left behind.
Combining fascinating reportage, eye-opening research, and Rubinstein’s own discoveries, Born to Walk explores how far this ancient habit can take us, how much repair is within range, and guarantees that you’ll never again take walking for granted.
Nathan and Dan discuss:
- The fascinating manner by which we are predisposed to bipedalism
- How, when he travels, Nathan prefers walking to get to his destination…
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