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Albert Einstein

Physicist (14-Mar-1879 — 18-Apr-1955)


Carolyn Abraham. Possessing Genius: The Bizzare Odyssey of Einstein's Brain. Toronto: Viking Penguin Books Canada. 2001.

Jeremy Bernstein. Secrets of the Old One: Einstein, 1905. New York: Copernicus. 2006. 200pp.

Christopher Jon Bjerknes. Albert Einstein: The Incorrigible Plagiarist. Downers Grove, IL: Self-published. 2002. 408pp.

Edmund Blair Bolles. Einstein Defiant: Genius Versus Genius in the Quantum Revolution. Washington, DC: Joseph Henry Press. 2004. 348pp.

Max Born. Die Relativitätstheorie Einsteins und ihre Physikalischen Grundlagen. Berlin: J. Springer. 1921. 261pp.

John Brockman (editor). My Einstein: Essays by Twenty-Four of the World's Leading Thinkers on the Man, His Work, and His Legacy. New York: Pantheon Books. 2006. 261pp.

Peter A Bucky; Allen G. Weakland. The Private Albert Einstein. Kansas City, MO: Andrews and McMeel. 1992. 171pp.

Alice Calaprice. The Einstein Almanac. Johns Hopkins University Press. 2004. 174pp.

Alice Calaprice; Trevor Lipscombe. Albert Einstein: A Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 2005. 161pp.

Ronald W. Clark. Einstein: The Life and Times. New York: Avon. 1971. 864pp.

Lucien Fabré. Une Nouvelle Figure du Monde: Les Théories d'Einstein. Paris: Payot & Cie. 1921. 242pp.

Lewis Samuel Feuer. Einstein and the Generations of Science. Transaction Publishers. 1982. 374pp.

Albrecht Fölsing. Albert Einstein: A Biography. London: Viking Press. 1997. 882pp.

Aylesa Forsee. Albert Einstein: Theoretical Physicist. New York: Macmillan. 1963. 202pp.

Harald Fritzsch. An Equation That Changed the World: Newton, Einstein and the Theory of Relativity. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 1994.

Haig Gordon Garbedian. Albert Einstein: Maker of Universes. New York: Funk & Wagnalls. 1939. 328pp.

Donald Goldsmith; Marcia Bartusiak. E=Einstein: His Life, His Thought and His Influence on Our Culture. New York: Sterling Pub. Co.. 2006. 352pp.

John Gribbin; Mary Gribbin. Annus Mirabilis: 1905, Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity. East Rutherford, NJ: Chamberlain Brothers (Penguin). 2005. 310pp.

Frederic V. Grumfeld. Prophets Without Honour: A Background to Freud, Kafka, Einstein and Their World. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston. 1979. 347pp.

Banesh Hoffmann; Helen Dukas. Albert Einstein: Creator and Rebel. New York: Plume. 1972. 272pp.

Danian Hu. China and Albert Einstein: The Reception of the Physicist and His Theory in China 1917-1979. Harvard University Press. 2005. 257pp.

Leopold Infeld. Albert Einstein: His Work and Its Influence on Our World. New York: Scribner. 1950. 132pp.

Walter Isaacson. Einstein: His Life and Universe. New York: Simon and Schuster. 2008. 704pp.

Fred Jerome. The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover's Secret War against the World's Most Famous Scientist. New York: St. Martin's Press. 2002. 358pp.

Fred Jerome; Rodger Taylor. Einstein on Race and Racism. Rutgers University Press. 2005. 192pp.

Michio Kaku. Einstein's Cosmos: How Albert Einstein's Vision Transformed Our Understanding of Space and Time. New York: W. W. Norton. 2004. 251pp.

Cornelius Lanczos. Albert Einstein and the Cosmic World Order. New York: Interscience Publishers. 1965. 139pp.

Thomas Levenson. Einstein in Berlin. New York, NY: Bantam Books. 2003. 486pp.

Elma Ehrlich Levinger. Albert Einstein. New York: J. Messner. 1947. 174pp.

David Lindley. Uncertainty: Einstein, Heisenberg, Bohr, and the Struggle for the Soul of Science. New York: Random House. 2007. 257pp.

Dimitri Marianoff; Palma Wayne. Einstein: An Intimate Study of a Great Man. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1944. 211pp.

Walter C. Mih. The Fascinating Life and Theory of Albert Einstein. Huntington, NY: Kroshka Books. 2000. 137pp.

Arthur I. Miller. Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time and the Beauty That Causes Havoc. Basic Books. 2002. 368pp.

Alexander Moszkowski. Einstein, the Searcher. London: Methuen & Co.. 1921. 246pp.

Jürgen Neffe. Einstein: A Biography. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. 2007. 461pp.

Hans C. Ohanian. Einstein's Mistakes: The Human Failings of Genius. New York: W.W. Norton. 2008. 394pp.

Dennis Overbye. Einstein in Love: A Scientific Romance. New York: Viking Penguin. 2000. 416pp.

Abraham Pais. Einstein Lived Here. New York: Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press. 1994. 282pp.

Abraham Pais. Subtle Is the Lord: The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein. Oxford University Press. 2005. 552pp.

Barry R. Parker. Albert Einstein's Vision: Remarkable Discoveries that Shaped Modern Science. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books. 2004. 286pp.

David Reichinstein. Albert Einstein: A Picture of His Life and His Conception of the World. Prague: Stella Publishing House. 1934. 255pp.

Anton Reiser. Albert Einstein: A Biographical Portrait. London: Thornton Butterworth. 1931. 223pp.

David E. Rowe; Robert Schulmann. Einstein on Politics: His Private Thoughts and Public Stands on Nationalism, Zionism, War, Peace, and The Bomb. Princeton University Press. 2007. 523pp.

Paul Arthur Schilpp. Albert Einstein, Philosopher-Scientist. New York: Harper & Row. 1970. 758pp.

S. S. Schweber. Einstein and Oppenheimer: The Meaning of Genius. Harvard University Press. 2008. 412pp.

Devra Newberger Speregen. Albert Einstein: The Jewish Man behind the Theory. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society. 2006. 124pp.

John J. Stachel. Einstein's Miraculous Year: Five Papers that Changed the Face of Physics. Princeton University Press. 1998. 198pp.

Fritz Stern. Einstein's German World. Princeton University Press. 1999. 335pp.

Kenji Sugimoto. Albert Einstein: A Photographic Biography. New York: Schocken Books. 1989. 202pp.

Swami Tathagatananda. Albert Einstein: His Human Side. New York: Vedanta Society. 2008. 178pp.

Antonina Vallentin. The Drama of Albert Einstein. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1954. 312pp.

Palle Yourgrau. A World Without Time: The Forgotten Legacy of Gödel and Einstein. New York: Basic Books. 2005. 210pp.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.338)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.206)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.202)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.469)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.313)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.308)

  13. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.227-29)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.217)

  15. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.406)

  16. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.206)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.164)

  18. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.191)

  19. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.115)

  20. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, pp.16-18)

  21. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.151)

  22. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.147)

  23. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.166)

  24. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.125)

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