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His Life and Universe

By Walter Isaacson
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Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

In an attempt to understand what motivated this peerless scientist, Walter Isaacson’s insightful biography (2008) delves into Einstein’s personal life. And, as it turns out, there are many factors that shaped Einstein – his rebellious nature, his fervent curiosity and his commitment to individual freedom.

  • Anyone who’s interested in Einstein
  • Anyone who’s interested in physics and the history of science
  • Anyone seeking to summon the courage to follow their dreams

Walter Isaacson is a major American biographer who has explored the lives of prominent historical figures such as Steve Jobs, Benjamin Franklin, and Henry Kissinger. Currently the President and CEO of Aspen Institute, Isaacson is the former CEO and chairman of CNN.


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