FICTION / Technological
Nov 7, 2013 — Has new tracking technology put us on a slippery slope toward microchipping our own children? Commentator Barbara J. King worries that it has, and asks if this practice is healthy for kids and parents alike.
Oct 18, 2013 — Dave Eggers' cautionary tale of an all-knowing tech company, The Circle, debuts at No. 4.
Aug 23, 2012 — In fiction, Robert Harris explores a financial crash and Jennifer DuBois recounts a fateful meeting. In nonfiction, Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum analyze how the U.S. lags, Tony Horwitz looks at abolitionist John Brown and Adam Gopnik considers the meaning of food.
Feb 6, 2012 — Robert Harris' new novel explores the scary possibilities of the computerized world we have created for ourselves.