The Diagnosis

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Product Details

Price
$18.00
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.2 X 8.0 X 0.9 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780375725500

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About the Author

ALAN LIGHTMAN is the author of seven novels, including the international best seller Einstein's Dreams and The Diagnosis, a finalist for the National Book Award. He has taught at Harvard and at MIT, where he was the first person to receive a dual faculty appointment in science and the humanities. He is the host of the public television series Searching: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science. He is a professor of the practice of the humanities at MIT.

Reviews

"Original and grimly unsentimental.... A major accomplishment, written in austerely beautiful prose."-The Washington Post Book World

"A funny, troubling story about our culture's devotion to technology
at the expense of humanity.... Clever and wise, a rare combination."-San Francisco Chronicle

"Although the world around Bill 'is diminished to the most feeble red light, ' the novel, at last, burns brightly."-The New Yorker

"A searing vision of our helter-skelter and spiritually debilitating technocracy."-The Chicago Tribune