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This year sees the once-in-a-quadrennium occurrence of a leap day, to help keep the calendar and the solar year in sync. Time is a concept that has intrigued scientists and philosophers for millennia and it's proved quite a draw to writers too. So here's our selection of some of the best books on time: time travellers, the physics of time, the perception of time, watches and clocks....

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big ...
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Stephen Hawking
Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally...
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The End of Mr. Y
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Scarlett Thomas
When Ariel Manto uncovers a copy of The End of Mr Y in a second-hand bookshop, she can't believe her eyes. She knows enough about its author, the Victorian scientist...
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Time's Arrow
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Martin Amis
The story of a life told backwards. Its narrator, Doctor Tod T. Friendly, trapped and hurtling towards a terrible secret, moves "out of the blackest sleep" to find himself surrounded...
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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
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Yasutaka Tsutsui; David Karashima
 
One of Tsutsui's best-known and most popular works in his native Japan, The Girl Who Leapt through Time is the story of fifteen-year-old schoolgirl Kazuko, who accidentally discovers that she...
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Time
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Eva Hoffman
 
Time has always been the great Given, a fact of existence which cannot be denied or wished away; but the character of lived time is changing dramatically. This book offers...
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Century Rain
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Alastair Reynolds
 
Part SF thriller, part interstellar adventure, part noir crime, CENTURY RAIN is as astonishing bestseller from Alastair Reynolds
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Seasons of Life: The Biological...
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Leon Kreitzman; Russell G. Foster
 
The new world of chronobiology is popular science at its most exciting: understanding how the seasons regulate the life of every human, plant and animal on Earth. This book explains...
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Rip Van Winkle and Other Stories
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Washington Irving
 
Includes tales that range from fantasy to romance.
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In Search of Lost Time: The Way by...
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Marcel Proust; Lydia Davis;...
 
A work of Proust that is translated from French original into English.
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Thief of Time: (Discworld Novel 26)
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Terry Pratchett
 
Time isn't a toy to be played with. It's bigger than all of us. It exists outside the artificial and arbitrary divisions into which humankind has presumptuously shoehorned it. It...
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Time: A User's Guide
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Stefan Klein
 
Explores the hidden dimensions of time, looking at everything from when the present becomes the past to the tribe that see the future backwards, from when sex is best to...
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The Time Traveller: One Man's Mission...
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Ronald L. Mallett; Bruce Henderson
 
Ron Mallett was just 10 when his father died suddenly. Devastated, he found solace in the science fiction of HG Wells, believing that if he could build a time machine...
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My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time
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Liz Jensen
 
In fin-de-siecle Copenhagen, part-time prostitute Charlotte and her lumpen sidekick, Fru Schleswig, have taken on jobs as cleaning ladies to tide them over the harsh winter of 1897. But the...
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The Confessions of Max Tivoli
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Andrew Sean Greer
 
Max Tivoli is writing the story of his life. He is nearly seventy years old, but he looks as if he is only seven - for Max is ageing backwards...
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Clocks
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David Thompson; Saul Peckham
 
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A Test of Time: Volume One - The ...
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David M. Rohl
 
Reveals what really happened in seven famous myths and legends bequeathed to us by the ancients and shows us that the passage of time has not wiped away all the...
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