and Keck offer sharp, bite-size pieces of Einstein-related
people, concepts and quirks in a fun book ideal for trivia lovers and
a novel twist to a well-worn but never boring subject,
this set of essays documents various aspects of Albert Einstein's life
in vignettes arranged alphabetically by subject, ranging from absentmindedness
to Zionism. Fox and Keck provide an accessible and lively overview of
this iconic figure.
Einstein A-Z stands
out among other biographies on Albert Einstein. Instead
of a narrative that covers the story of his life from birth to death,
this book is organized as an encyclopedia of topics that illustrate the
many facets of this great scientist. This format makes it ideal for casual
browsing and research."
Sure Einstein was brilliant,
smart, witty , and the greatest mind of our time. But, man, do you really
GET him? . . . Thankfully, science writers Karen Fox and Aries Keck have
written a handy entertaining breakdown of the great thinker: from A to
Z -- with a little E=MC2 thrown in.
History is always messier
than legend. That’s why books like this are so helpful: you can
look up the legends as well as the Bose-Einstein condensates.
A to Z the perfect gift ! . . . Einstein
fans and even the unconverted will find this enlightening, engaging and