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AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR From the acclaimed author of The
Information and Chaos, 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. Gleick's
story begins at the turn of the twentieth century with the young H.
G. Wells writing and rewriting the fantastic tale that became his
first book, an international sensation, The Time Machine. A host of
forces were converging to transmute the human understanding of
time, some philosophical and some technological - the electric
telegraph, the steam railroad, the discovery of buried
civilisations, and the perfection of clocks. Gleick tracks the
evolution of time travel as an idea in the culture - from Marcel
Proust to Doctor Who, from Woody Allen to Jorge Luis Borges. He
explores the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous
boundary between pulp fiction and modern physics. Finally, he
delves into a temporal shift that is unsettling our own moment: the
instantaneous wired world, with its all-consuming present and