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James Gleick

James Gleick is our leading chronicler of science and modern technology. His first book, Chaos, a National Book Award finalist, has been translated into twenty-five languages. His best-selling biographies, Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman and Isaac Newton, were short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize.

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The Character of Physical Law
Written by Richard P. Feynman, Introduction by James Gleick
Modern Library | Hardcover | November 1994
$17.95/25.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-60127-2 (0-679-60127-9)

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Faster
Written by James Gleick
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2000
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-77548-5 (0-679-77548-X)

From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated auhtor of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world.

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 dominated by cell phones... Read more






Genius
Written by James Gleick
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 1993
$17.95/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-74704-8 (0-679-74704-4)

From the author of the national bestseller Chaos comes an outstanding biography of one of the most dazzling and flamboyant scientists of the 20th century that "not only paints a highly attractive portrait of Feynman but also . . . makes for a stimulating adventure in the annals of science" (The... Read more






The Information
Written by James Gleick
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2012
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-9623-7 (1-4000-9623-5)

A New York Times Notable Book
Los Angeles Times and Cleveland Plain Dealer Best Book of the Year
Winner of the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

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...

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The Information
Written by James Gleick
Pantheon | Hardcover | March 2011
$35.00/41.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-42372-7 (0-375-42372-9)

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.
 
The story of information begins...

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Isaac Newton
Written by James Gleick
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 2004
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3295-2 (1-4000-3295-4)

Isaac Newton was born in a stone farmhouse in 1642, fatherless and unwanted by his mother. When he died in London in 1727 he was so renowned he was given a state funeral—an unheard-of honor for a subject whose achievements were in the realm of the intellect. During the years he... Read more






What Just Happened
Written by James Gleick
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 2003
$13.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-71391-0 (0-375-71391-3)

For the past decade change seemed to happen over night, every night. Fueled by the exponential rise of technology, the digital revolution was difficult for many to make sense of, but James Gleick watched and analyzed, criticized and commended, participated in and prophesized about the instantaneous transformations of the world as... Read more





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