An intimate, powerful account of Stephen Hawking and his universe.
Leonard Mlodinow is a theoretical physicist and writer who has taught at Caltech and the Max Planck Institute of Physics. With Stephen Hawking, he co-authored two best-selling books- A Briefer History of Time and The Grand Design. He is also the best-selling author of The Drunkard's Walk, Subliminal and Elastic.
Leonard Mlodinow has done the impossible. He has skillfully woven
together a thoughtful, insightful, intimate, and engaging
portrait of Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds of our
times, while being scrupulously faithful to the physics. Hawking
would have been proud of this book. -- Michio Kaku
An intimate, unique, and inspiring perspective on the life and work of one of the greatest minds of our time. Filled with insight, humour, and never-before-told stories, it's a view of Stephen Hawking that few have seen and all will appreciate -- James Clear, author of Atomic Habits
Stephen Hawking was a unique scientist and person, and Leonard Mlodinow's book is a unique glimpse into how he worked and lived. As educational as it is touching, this is a deeply human look at a mind that spanned the cosmos -- Sean Carroll, author of Something Deeply Hidden
Stephen Hawking surpassed science and touched the world with his transcendent genius and heroic courage that inspired millions. In this intimate memoir, his long-time friend and physics collaborator Leonard Mlodinow, one of the finest science writers of our time, shares insights into Hawking that humanizes him while also revealing what made him one of history's greatest minds -- Michael Shermer, author of The Believing Brain