James Gleick was born in New York in 1954. He worked for ten years as an editor and reporter for The New York Times. He is the bestselling author of CHAOS, GENIUS, FASTER, WHAT JUST HAPPENED and a biography of ISAAC NEWTON.
His latest book, THE INFORMATION: A History, a Theory, a Flood was published by HarperCollins in March 2011.
James Gleick is our leading chronicler of science and modern technology. His first book, CHAOS, a National Book Award finalist, has been translated into twenty-five languages. His best-selling biographies, GENIUS: THE LIFE AND SCIENCE OF RICHARD FEYNMAN and ISAAC NEWTON, were short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize.