The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

By James Gleick. Publisher: Pantheon


Best-selling Gleick’s tour de force is the first book to fully chronicle the amazing story of information, our hunger for connectedness, and how profoundly information science has transformed human thought and life.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books
The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
2011 - Selection(s)