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Product Description: “A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.” —The Millions “A bracing swim in the waters of science, technology and fiction.” —Washington Post “A thrilling journey of ideas.” —Boston GlobeFrom the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, here is a mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and science, and its influence on our understanding of time itself...read more

Hardcover:

9780307908797 | Pantheon Books, September 27, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: “A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780735285880 | Unabridged edition (Random House, September 27, 2016), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: “A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.

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Product Description: 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 very nature of human consciousness...read more

Paperback:

9781400096237 | Vintage Books, March 6, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: 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.

Miscellaneous:

9780307379573 | Pantheon Books, February 15, 2011, cover price $28.95

CD/Spoken Word:

9780307914965 | Unabridged edition (Random House, March 1, 2011), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: James Gleick, the author of the best sellers Chaos and Genius, now brings us a work just as astonishing and masterly: a revelatory chronicle and meditation that shows how information has become the modern era’s defining quality—the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.

Product Description: The twentieth-anniversary edition of the million-copy-plus Bestseller THIS EDITION of James Gleick?s groundbreaking bestseller introduces to a whole new readership the story of one of the most significant waves of scientific knowledge in our time...read more

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781558001411 | Dove Entertainment Inc, February 1, 1989, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The twentieth-anniversary edition of the million-copy-plus Bestseller THIS EDITION of James Gleick?

Product Description: Time is the datum that rules our lives. The frenetic purpose - more than we want to admit - is to save time. Think of one of those conveniences that best conveys the most elemental feeling of power over the passing seconds: the microwave oven...read more

Hardcover:

9780679408376 | Pantheon Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Presents a study of the human fascination with time from a psychological, biological, and cultural perspective, tracing the development of measuring time and exploring ways in which we try to stretch our allotted time

Paperback:

9780679775485 | Vintage Books, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents a study of the human fascination with time from a psychological, biological, and cultural perspective, tracing the development of measuring time and exploring ways in which we try to stretch our allotted time.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780788740671 | Unabridged edition (Recorded Books, November 1, 1999), cover price $67.00

Prebinding:

9781439504062 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Time is the datum that rules our lives.

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An incisive portrait of one of the world's greatest scientific minds traces the evolution of Isaac Newton's scientific thought, from his early years at Cambridge University through his critical contributions to the history of science. 50,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780375422331 | Pantheon Books, May 1, 2003, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A portrait of one of the world's greatest scientific minds traces the evolution of Isaac Newton's scientific thought, from his early years at Cambridge University through his critical contributions to the history of science.

Paperback:

9781400032952 | Vintage Books, June 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A portrait of one of the world's greatest scientific minds traces the evolution of Isaac Newton's scientific thought, from his early years at Cambridge University through his critical contributions to the history of science.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780060554866 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, May 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A portrait of one of the world's greatest scientific minds traces the evolution of Isaac Newton's scientific thought, from his early years at Cambridge University through his critical contributions to the history of science.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780060554859 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, May 1, 2003), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A portrait of one of the world's greatest scientific minds traces the evolution of Isaac Newton's scientific thought, from his early years at Cambridge University through his critical contributions to the history of science.

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In an illuminating analysis of the ways in which technology has transformed the modern world, the author of Chaos: Making a New Science presents a series of essays in which he examines recent technological developments, the hype surrounding the electronic world, and the implications and opportunities of technology. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780375421778 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, May 1, 2002), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Discusses how technology has transformed the modern world through a series of essays that examime recent technological developments, the hype surrounding the electronic world, and the implications and opportunities of technology.

Paperback:

9780375713910 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, June 1, 2003), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: In an illuminating analysis of the ways in which technology has transformed the modern world, the author of Chaos: Making a New Science presents a series of essays in which he examines recent technological developments, the hype surrounding the electronic world, and the implications and opportunities of technology.

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Product Description: The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick—the author of Time Travel: A History—that reveals the science behind chaos theoryA work of popular science in the tradition of Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan, this 20th-anniversary edition of James Gleick’s groundbreaking bestseller Chaos introduces a whole new readership to chaos theory, one of the most significant waves of scientific knowledge in our time...read more

Hardcover:

9780670811786 | Viking Pr, October 1, 1987, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Examines the new science of chaos--a scientific revolution that is dramatically altering established perceptions and understandings of the world--and reveals a new way of seeing order and pattern in the universe

Paperback:

9780143113454 | Anv rep edition (Penguin USA, August 26, 2008), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick—the author of Time Travel: A History—that reveals the science behind chaos theoryA work of popular science in the tradition of Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan, this 20th-anniversary edition of James Gleick’s groundbreaking bestseller Chaos introduces a whole new readership to chaos theory, one of the most significant waves of scientific knowledge in our time.
9780140092509 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, December 1, 1988), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Explains the meaning and application of chaos--the study of patterns emerging from seemingly random phenomena--and introduces the scientists responsible for major discoveries in this field

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781590071120 | Abridged edition (New Millenium Audio, May 1, 2002), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Explains the meaning and application of chaos--the study of patterns emerging from seemingly random phenomena--and introduces the scientists responsible for major discoveries in this field.

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The best-selling author of Faster and the acclaimed photographer explore the diverse patterns, harmonies, and interrelationships among the seeming disorder and wildness of nature. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780316609425 | Reprint edition (Little Brown & Co, October 1, 2001), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The best-selling author of Faster and the acclaimed photographer explore the diverse patterns, harmonies, and interrelationships among the seeming disorder and wildness of nature.

Miscellaneous:

9780759521186 | Grand Central Pub, January 1, 2001, cover price $9.99 | also contains Nature's Chaos

Presents a study of the human fascination with time from a psychological, biological, and cultural perspective, tracing the development of measuring time and exploring ways in which we try to stretch our allotted time.

Miscellaneous:

9780446960816 | Little Brown & Co, September 15, 2000, cover price $8.99
9780446931304 | Little Brown & Co, September 15, 2000, cover price $8.99

CD/Spoken Word:

9780375408878 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 1, 1999), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Presents a study of the human fascination with time from a psychological, biological, and cultural perspective, tracing the development of measuring time and exploring ways in which we try to stretch our allotted time.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780375408861 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 1, 1999), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Presents a study of the human fascination with time from a psychological, biological, and cultural perspective, tracing the development of measuring time and exploring ways in which we try to stretch our allotted time.

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The first volume in a new annual series featuring the finest science writing by American authors offers a remarkable selection of works on topics ranging from biochemistry and physics to evolutionary theory, cognition, and astronomy, by Stephen Jay Gould, Timothy Ferris, Deborah M. Gordon, Susan McCarthy, Peter Galison, and other notable writers. Simultaneous.
By Jessie Cohen (editor) and James Gleick (editor)

Hardcover:

9780060197346 | Ecco Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

Paperback:

9780060957360 | Ecco Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780694523993 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, September 1, 2000), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

Paperback:

9780140118704 | Viking Childrens Books, December 1, 1999, cover price $10.01 | also contains A Neighborhood Guide to Washington D.c.'s Hidden History

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A biography of the flamboyant Nobel Prize-winning scientist describes how Feynman cracked safes, played the bongos, studied the behavior of Jell-O, and conducted experiments in seduction, all in the name of science. Reprint. 125,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour. NYT.

Hardcover:

9780679408369 | Pantheon Books, October 1, 1992, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Profiles the life and achievements of iconoclastic physicist and Nobel laureate Richard Feynman, describing his unique vision of science and his revolutionary legacy

Paperback:

9780679747048 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 1, 1993), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A biography of the flamboyant Nobel Prize-winning scientist describes how Feynman cracked safes, played the bongos, studied the behavior of Jell-O, and conducted experiments in seduction, all in the name of science

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780679416944 | Random House, October 1, 1992, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The best-selling author of Chaos profiles the life and achievements of iconoclastic physicist and Nobel laureate Richard Feynman, describing his unique vision of science and his revolutionary legacy.

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Product Description: The role of chaos in science and mathematics is examined in detail by the essays that comprise this work. Distinguished scholars specializing in mathematics, physics, and chemistry discuss the following subjects: Fractals, by Benoit Mandelbrot; The Causality Principle, Deterministic Laws and Chaos, by Heinz-Otto Peitgen; The Transition to Chaos, by Mitchell Feigenbaum; Time, Dynamics and Chaos: Integrating Poincare's 'Non-Integrable Systems', by Ilya Prigogine; What Is Chaos, by Steve Smale; Chaos and Cosmos: A Theological Approach, by John Polkinghorne; and Chaos and Beyond, by James Gleick...read more
By James Gleick, John Holte (contributor), Nobel Conference 1990 (other contributor) and Ilya Prigogine

Paperback:

9780819189349 | Univ Pr of Amer, March 1, 1992, cover price $30.99 | About this edition: The role of chaos in science and mathematics is examined in detail by the essays that comprise this work.

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