James Nestor has written for Outside, Scientific American, The Atlantic, Dwell, The New York Times, and many other publications. His book Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves was a finalist for the 2015 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing, an Amazon Best Science Book of 2014, and more. Nestor has appeared on dozens of national television shows, including ABC’s Nightline and CBS’s Morning News, and on NPR. He lives and breathes in San Francisco.
Breath as Prayer
Many forms of prayer take the same amount of time to complete. This time—especia…
Book Review: Breath
“Respiration,” Nestor writes, “can also lead to restoration.”
Mastering the “Master Switch”
In 1949, a stocky Italian air force lieutenant named Raimondo Bucher decided to …