James Gleick
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James Gleick

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.

His home page is at http://around.com, and on Twitter he is @JamesGleick.

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    • Chaos

    • Making a New Science
    • By: James Gleick
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    James Gleick explains the theories behind the fascinating new science called chaos. Alongside relativity and quantum mechanics, it is being hailed as the 20th century's third revolution....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best AudioBook on Math/Physics yet

    • By Ryanman on 03-02-11
    • Making a New Science
    • By: James Gleick
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 02-01-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 822 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Information

    • A History, a Theory, a Flood
    • By: James Gleick
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,456
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,064
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,068

    James Gleick, the author of the best sellers Chaos and Ge­nius, brings us his crowning work....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant book, heroic reader, better in print?

    • By A reader on 03-12-11

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Genius

    • The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
    • By: James Gleick
    • Narrated by: Dick Estell
    • Length: 20 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462
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    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389

    From the author of the national best seller Chaos comes an outstanding biography of one of the most dazzling and flamboyant scientists of the 20th century....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Biography!

    • By Douglas on 04-07-13
    • The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
    • By: James Gleick
    • Narrated by: Dick Estell
    • Length: 20 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 02-01-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 462 ratings

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Isaac Newton

    • By: James Gleick
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
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    James Gleick has long been fascinated by the making of science....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I thought it was good

    • By Steven on 08-28-05

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Time Travel

    • A History
    • By: James Gleick
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 370
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 333
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 326

    From James Gleick, 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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • SF: The canary in the coal mine of time

    • By Adrian Hoad-Reddick, WHAT IF? Magazine on 11-17-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • What Just Happened

    • A Chronicle from the Information Frontier
    • By: James Gleick
    • Narrated by: Dan Cashman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    As one of our leading science writers, James Gleick has always been ahead of the curve....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Past it's prime

    • By Stephanie on 10-29-05

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Faster

    • The Acceleration of Just About Everything
    • By: James Gleick
    • Narrated by: James Gleick
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
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    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    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....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Slow

    • By Matthew on 08-20-15
    • The Acceleration of Just About Everything
    • By: James Gleick
    • Narrated by: James Gleick
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 02-01-11
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 35 ratings

    Regular price: $21.00

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