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Einstein's Dreams
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|November 9, 2004

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A modern classic, Einstein’s Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905, about time, relativity and physics. As the defiant but sensitive young genius is creating his theory of relativity, a new conception of time, he…
Song Of Two Worlds
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|February 10, 2017

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"VERDICT A vivid and moving book-length narrative poem that places the reader inside of a universe of wonder; of interest to poetry readers and beyond." - Library Journal From the author of international bestseller Einstein's Dreams and National Book…
A Sense of the Mysterious: Science And The Human Spirit
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|January 3, 2006

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From the bestselling author of Einstein's Dreams comes this lyrical and insightful collection of science writing that delves into the mysteries of the scientific process--physics, astronomy, mathamatics--and exposes its beauty and intrigue. In these brilliant…
Searching For Stars On An Island In Maine
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|This title releases March 27, 2018

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From the acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams, an inspired, lyrical meditation on religion and science, with an exploration of the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty versus modern scientific discoveries pointing to the impermanent and…
Screening Room: A Memoir Of The South
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|February 23, 2016

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A WASHINGTON POST  NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR Alan Lightman’s grandfather M.A. was the family’s undisputed patriarch. It was his movie theater empire that catapulted the Lightmans, a Hungarian Jewish immigrant family, to prominence in the South;…
Dance For Two: Essays
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|March 26, 1996

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The author of Einstein's Dreams now presents a collection of essays, written over the past 20 years, that displays his genius for bringing literary and scientific concerns into ringing harmony. Sometimes provocative, sometimes fanciful, always elegantly…
The Best American Science Writing 2005
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|September 6, 2005

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Together these twenty-seven articles on a wide range of today's most current topics in science, from Oliver Sacks, James Gleick, Atul Gawande, and Natalie Angier, among others, represent the full spectrum of scientific writing, proving once again that "good…
Searching For Stars On An Island In Maine
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From the acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams, an inspired, lyrical meditation on religion and science, with an exploration of the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty versus modern scientific discoveries pointing to the impermanent and…
In Praise of Wasting Time
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|This title releases May 15, 2018

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Searching For Stars On An Island In Maine
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|This title releases March 27, 2018

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From the acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams, an inspired, lyrical meditation on religion and science, with an exploration of the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty versus modern scientific discoveries pointing to the impermanent and…
Time for the Stars: Astronomy in the 1990s

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Now, Alan Lightman, the author of the brilliantly original bestselling novel Einstein's Dreams, presents the real-life drama of astronomy, a journey far into the stars that outpaces any fiction for adventure and excitement. Unsurpassed in its authoritativeness,…
The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew
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|October 7, 2014

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With passion and curiosity, Alan Lightman explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by recent discoveries in science. He looks at the dialogue between science and religion; the conflict between our human desire for permanence and the impermanence…
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