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A Sideways Look at Time

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Published by Penguin Group USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24252440M
ISBN 109781440615474, 9781440650017, 9781440618864


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'A wonderful piece of polemic against everything that's wrong with the way we deal with time today.' Independent WINNER OF THE BARNES AND NOBLE 'DISCOVER AWARD FOR NON-FICTION' An infectiously enthusiastic and original piece of cultural analysis on the one subject that has ousted sex and money from the top of the obsessions league.

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Jay Griffiths wrote A Sideways Look at Time, which discusses the mutation of time that followed in the wake of domestication, and rapidly accelerated with the emergence of the industrial era. She thinks very highly of wild time, because it is normal, natural, and good.

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