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Time travels in two directions

Two new books tackle time, one with science . . . . . . and one through literature and history

SOME BOOKS OUGHT TO COME WITH A warning—not for the reader but for those nearby, who are bound to be interrupted with passages read aloud. Mind-blowing ideas

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