Einstein

His Life and Universe

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By the author of the acclaimed bestseller Benjamin Franklin, this is the first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available.How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson's biography shows how his scientifi
An insight into a great man by a writer who does bore you to death.
I had to abandon this book for awhile, not because of the way it's written, which is smooth, informing and quite like a fictional novel. It is my brain and the way I think that made me abandon it early, even though I was thoroughly enjoying and agre...Continua
alex-m
Wrote 2/15/12
I found it a bit hard to read as it jumps up and down through history, and you always have to think back to what you read previously. also I found it a bit repetitive, I guess it could have been written in 2/3 of the pages... that said, it was a good...Continua
artie
Wrote 1/23/10
Quantum Life of Einstein
I have picked up this book at the same time while I was reading "A briefer History of Time." These two books make a good companion. No doubt it is difficult to write Einstein's Biography with his most famous "Special and General Relativity Theories....Continua
SeanaMO
Wrote 2/28/08
An excellent, eye-opening and very well read biography of one of the world's most notorious non-conformists. Isaacson brings insight into the man behind the well-known persona and shares the all too human flaws that Einstein possessed right along wit...Continua

Mr. Isaacson had access to the previously sealed Einstein Correspondence Trust. His rendering of Albert and his family and his correspondents makes his genius as humane as I've read it.


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