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Faster : the Acceleration of Just About Everything (99 Edition)by James Gleick
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"Gleick has done a magnificent job of outlining and defining the problem in a cogent and witty fashion; this book is an exemplar of thorough reporting." Chicago Sun-Times
"Fascinating and disturbing, amusing and informative, Faster is an eclectic stew combining history, academic research, and anecdotes drawn from the popular media." The Boston Globe
"In years to come Faster will tell people what we were like as clearly as Dickens or Tom Wolfe." The New York Times
Gleick examines the phenomenon of "hurry sickness" that has taken hold of today's society through cell phones, computers, faxes and remote controls.
About the Author
James Gleick lives in New York City.
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