Books by James Gleick

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James Gleick was born in New York and began his career in journalism, working as an editor and reporter for the New York Times. He covered science and technology there, chronicling the rise of the Internet as the Fast Forward columnist, and in 1993 founded an Internet startup company called The Pipeline. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages.

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Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
by James Gleick
An illuminating portrayal of Richard Feynman—a giant of twentieth century physics—from his childhood tinkering with radios, to his vital work on the Manhattan Project and beyond   Raised in Depression-era Rockaway Beach, physicist Richard Feynman was irreverent, eccentric, and childishly enthusiastic—a new kind of...
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Categories: Science
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
by James Gleick
From the bestselling author of the acclaimed Chaos and Genius comes a thoughtful and provocative exploration of the big ideas of the modern era: Information, communication, and information theory.    Acclaimed science writer James Gleick presents an eye-opening vision of how our relationship to information has transformed the...
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Categories: Science; Social Sciences
Chaos: Making a New Science (Enhanced Edition)
by James Gleick
The blockbuster modern science classic that introduced the butterfly effect to the world—even more relevant two decades after it became an international sensation For centuries, scientific thought was focused on bringing order to the natural world. But even as relativity and quantum mechanics undermined that rigid certainty in...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers
Chaos: Making a New Science
by James Gleick
The “highly entertaining” New York Times bestseller, which explains chaos theory and the butterfly effect, from the author of The Information ( Chicago Tribune ). For centuries, scientific thought was focused on bringing order to the natural world. But even as relativity and quantum mechanics undermined that rigid certainty...
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Categories: Science
Faster
by James Gleick
From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated auhtor of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world. Most of us suffer some degree of "hurry sickness." a malady that has launched us into the "epoch of the nanosecond," a need-everything-yesterday sphere dominated by cell phones...
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Categories: Unknown
Isaac Newton
by James Gleick
Isaac Newton was born in a stone farmhouse in 1642, fatherless and unwanted by his mother. When he died in London in 1727 he was so renowned he was given a state funeral—an unheard-of honor for a subject whose achievements were in the realm of the intellect. During the years he was an irascible presence at Trinity College, Cambridge...
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Categories: Science
Nature's Chaos
by James Gleick
With 102 spectacular full-color photos, this fascinating "field guide" explores the world's natural disorder.
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors; Arts & Photography; Science
Time Travel: A History
by James Gleick
Best Books of 2016 BOSTON GLOBE * THE ATLANTIC From the acclaimed bestselling author of  The Information  and  Chaos comes this enthralling history of time travel—a concept that has preoccupied physicists and storytellers over the course of the last century. James Gleick delivers a mind-bending exploration of time...
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Categories: History; Science; Social Sciences
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