James Gleick

Writer, Author

1954 –

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Who is James Gleick?

James Gleick is an American author, historian of science, and sometime Internet pioneer whose work has chronicled the cultural impact of modern technology. Recognized for illuminating complex subjects through the techniques of narrative nonfiction, he has been called “one of the great science writers of all time.”

Gleick's books include the international bestsellers Chaos: Making a New Science and The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood. Three of them have been Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalists, and The Information was awarded the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award in 2012. They have been translated into more than thirty languages.

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Born
Aug 1, 1954
New York City
Siblings
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard College
    Linguistics
  • Harvard University
  • Riverdale Country School
Lived in
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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