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Structured like a travelogue interspersed with epistolary fragments, Threshold is an autobiographical novel reminiscent of Ben Lerner.
Many jobs existing today will not vanish completely and new ones will be established, including those we have not yet imagined.
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Wiener is a keen social observer and scene-setter, especially attuned to the hypocrisies of the hubristic young men of Silicon Valley.
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Wells was a prolific and visionary writer – but his major legacy is political.