Alan Burdick

Why Time Flies

Alan Burdick

Talk: Why Time Flies

Alan Burdick is a staff writer and former senior editor at The New Yorker. His most recent book, "Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation," was published in January by Simon & Schuster.

Alan Burdick

Alan Burdick is a staff writer and former senior editor at The New Yorker and a frequent contributor to Elements, the magazine s science-and-tech blog. His first book, Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion, was a National Book Award finalist and won the Overseas Press Club Award for environmental reporting.

Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation

“[Why Time Flies] captures us. Because it opens up a well of fascinating queries and gives us a glimpse of what has become an ever more deepening mystery for humans: the nature of time.” —The New York Times Book Review.

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