James Gleick

James Gleick

James Gleick’s most recent books are Time Travel and The Information. He is working on a history of the telephone. (January 2024)


Moon Fever

Moon Fever

The fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing has produced a bounty of books, films, and exhibitions.

The Moon: A History for the Future

by Oliver Morton

Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography

an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 3–September 22, 2019

American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

by Douglas Brinkley

The Apollo Chronicles: Engineering America’s First Moon Missions

by Brandon R. Brown

Reaching for the Moon: A Short History of the Space Race

by Roger D. Launius

Apollo 11

a documentary film directed by Todd Douglas Miller

Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut’s Journeys (50th Anniversary Edition)

by Michael Collins

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August 15, 2019 issue

Today’s Dead End Kids

Today’s Dead End Kids

Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous

by Gabriella Coleman

December 18, 2014 issue

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