Click on this link to hear the actress Emily Blunt (Young Victoria, Devil Wears Prada) read the story "The Cast" from Sum. She is one of the dozens of terrific actors who read for the audio book.
Well before we understand how brains work, we may find ourselves able to digitally copy the brain's structure and able to download the conscious mind into a computer. What are the possibilities and challenges?
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Brian Eno and I have twice performed a musical version of Sum, once at the Sydney Opera House, and once at the Brighton Dome. Learn more.
I have been asked in the past to list ten books that have "inspired, moved, and enlightened" me. Here's my list:
SUM was chosen as the best book of 2009 by Chicago Tribune's Pulitzer-winning literary critic Julia Keller.
New Scientist magazine features David Eagleman's time perception research as their cover story.
Listen to David discussing Sum -- and actor Jeffrey Tambor reading stories from the book -- on WNYC's Radiolab.