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Most view time spent on planes as an unavoidable nightmare. But as he writes in his new book, Flux, Brioni CEO Umberto Angeloni sees it as time spent "in flux—both a real and a virtual place; a large complex nation, maybe even a planet or, better yet, a parallel dimension...." Even if you aren’t convinced that being in flux is "a source of elation," reading Brioni’s new age musings on his "elected homeland," collected in a charming red leather–bound book, is a delightful way to spend your next five-hour delay.