Michael White is also the biographer of J.R.R. TOLKIEN, and the author of LEONARDO - THE FIRST SCIENTIST. John Gribbin is the author of many acclaimed popular science books, notably SCHRODINGER'S CAT.
'A gripping account of a physicist whose speculations could prove as revolutionary as those of Albert Einstein . . . Its combination of erudition, warmth, robustness, and wit is entirely appropriate to their subject' New Statesman
'Intriguing . . . There are larger questions here than the life of even this singular man' Peter Ackroyd, The Times
Stephen Hawking was no ordinary scientist. He managed to do more than perhaps any other physicist to broaden our basic understanding of the universe. This skilful portrait of an indefatigable genius traces the course of Hawking's life and science, marrying biography and physics to tell the story of a remarkable man.
New updated edition of the biography of a remarkable man - motor neurone disease victim and awesome intellect Stephen (A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME) HawkingIntriguing . . . There are larger questions here than the life of even this singular manImmensely moving . . . totally gripping to readFascinating . . . What makes this book so rewarding is the way that the authors have blended their account of Hawking's science with that of his lifeThis absorbing biography illuminates the extraordinary single-mindedness that has enabled him to triumph over adversity