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From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated author 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, computers, faxes, and remote controls. Yet for all the hours, minutes, and even seconds being saved, we're still filling our days to the point that we have no time for such basic human activities as eating, sex, and relating to our families. Written with fresh insight and thorough research, "Faster" is a wise and witty look at a harried world not likely to slow down anytime soon.

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Author: James Gleick,
Number of Pages: 352 pages
Published Date: 05 Sep 2000
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publication Country: New York, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780679775485
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