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JAMES GLEICK (around.com) is our leading chronicler of science and technology, the best-selling author of Chaos: Making a New Science, Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman, and The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood. His books have been translated into thirty languages.

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'Skilfully weaves together science, technology and culture in a dazzling history of time travel' New Statesman `A glorious compendium of conundrums and mind-bogglers ... What one reveres Gleick for are the bridges he opens between high science, which he and a few other cognoscenti understand, and the low fiction that everyone enjoys. That's the word to end with: "enjoy". In whatever universe you happen to be reading this' The Times `Wonderful and deceptively unassuming ... Time, for us, is movement in stasis: we cannot travel backwards or forwards in it but are stuck in the moment, although the moment is always new. This is a profound mystery, and one that the greatest minds throughout history have been unable to make even a start at solving... (Gleick is) possessed of a splendidly dry wit' Irish Times `Time Travel is written with his usual elegance' Guardian `Endlessly fascinating and as thorough as you like, but written with his customary grace and wit' Spectator `This book is a bit like you imagine time travel to be: a dizzying mind-rush through a century of ideas, some lingered over, some only glimpsed; some clearly seen, some blurry. It is vertiginous, exciting, paradoxical - and worth making the journey' Sunday Times `Enthralling...in these pages, time flies' John Banville `Time Travel regularly manages to twist its reader's mind ... A wonderful reminder that the most potent time-travelling technology we have is also the oldest technology we have: storytelling' Anthony Doerr `Superb ... Rich in obscure and illuminating information, laced with lyricism, wit, and startling and convincing insights' Joyce Carol Oates `Weird, enthralling, surreal, dreamlike, almost intoxicating' Irish Independent `Gleick more or less invented the modern style of mind-bending scientific non-fiction that does not talk down to its audience: Time Travel is written with his usual elegance' Guardian

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