The Arik Korman Show

Why Time Flies

March 7, 201717 min
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 writing has also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, GQ, Discover, Best American Science and Nature Writing, and elsewhere. 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. Alan’s new book is Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation. He was in the Northwest to speak at Town Hall Seattle, presented by Third Place Books and Town Hall as part of the Science series.

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