Most people’s after-midnight mishaps are nothing compared with what David K. Randall describes in his new book. From people committing murder while supposedly sleepwalking, to what sleep was like in medieval times, Dreamland provides a lively overview of the world’s most popular nocturnal pastime.
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A discussion about the new book by David K. Randall called Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep.
Falling in Love With Sleep (audio; Tami Simon interviews Rubin Naiman on Sounds True: Insights at the Edge; 2012)
A sleep doctor’s perspective on sleep and dreaming. http://www.soundstrue.com/weeklywisdom/
Mike Birbiglia had bizarre adventures at night, but just got used to sleep being slightly scary—until it almost killed him. Reasons to fear sleep, including roaches, bedbugs, "The Shining," and mild-mannered husbands who turn into maniacs while asleep.