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The Age of Speed

By Vince Poscente

Bard Press; 231 pages

Hug your Blackberry! Cuddle your cell phone! It's time to make peace with the whoosh of your 24/7 lifestyle, says this thought-provoking new book. Just as the 1998 mega-best seller Who Moved My Cheese? advised readers to embrace change, author Poscente advocates coming to terms with--nay, savoring--the "more-faster-now world." His contrarian message: "Speed leads to a more pleasant, less stressful experience."

Poscente is aware that many people are more than a little stressed by the "big blur" between free time and work time. But, he says, "if we stop judging...

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