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    Book Review: Time Travel: A History

    by While I enjoyed the book overall, I finished it with an odd sense of disappointment. It’s filled with references that are aimed directly at me, everything from The Time Machine to Looper to Star Trek and Doctor Who to classical written SF. He references movies, television, novels, and short stories, the majority of which I’m at least passingly familiar with. Time travel is such a SF standard that you can’t blink at Schrodinger’s Cat without having a paradox fall to one side. But that’s most of the book. Much of the rest was how the language of time travel has slowly insinuated itself into our culture as a whole.…