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Ideas and Opinions
by Albert Einstein
Book Description:
IDEAS AND OPINIONS contains essays by eminent scientist Albert Einstein on subjects ranging from atomic energy, relativity, and religion to human rights, government, and economics. Previously published articles, speeches, and letters are gathered here to create a fascinating collection of meditations by one of the world's greatest minds. 
Hardcover: 384 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.18 x 8.33 x 5.64
Publisher: Gramercy; Reprint edition (December 12, 1988)
ISBN: 0517003937

Driving Mr. Albert : A Trip Across America With Einstein's Brain
by Michael Paterniti
Driving Mr. Albert chronicles the adventures of an unlikely threesome--a freelance writer, an elderly pathologist, and Albert Einstein's brain--on a cross-country expedition intended to set the story of this specimen-cum-relic straight once and for all.

Einstein, History, and Other Passions: The Rebellion Against Science at the End of the Twentieth Century
by Gerald Holton
In Einstein, History, and Other Passions, Gerald Holton, a professor of physics and the history of science at Harvard University, dispels the idea that science is creatively inferior to the arts. By focusing on the life and work of Albert Einstein, Holton illustrates that the practical nature of science flows from the creative pursuit of knowledge for knowledge's sake. Holton reminds us that some of Einstein's greatest work was conducted at a time when he was madly in love and argues that scientists, like artists, are driven by a passion to explore and create. They do science, he says, not for prestige, but simply because they find it impossible not to.
Paperback: 256 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.54 x 8.92 x 6.00
Publisher: Harvard Univ Pr; (September 15, )
ISBN: 0674004337

Einstein's Dreams
by Alan P. Lightman
Einstein's Dreams became a bestseller by delighting both scientists and humanists. It is technically a novel. Lightman uses simple, lyrical, and literal details to locate Einstein precisely in a place and time--Berne, Switzerland, spring 1905, when he was a patent clerk privately working on his bizarre, unheard-of theory of relativity.

Einstein's German World
by Fritz Richard Stern
Listed under German Resistance to Hitler

E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
by David Bodanis

Relativity : The Special and the General Theory
by Albert Einstein

Principle of Relativity
by Albert Einstein
(Paperback - June 1924)

Albert Einstein : Young Thinker (The Childhood of Famous Americans Series)
by Marie Hammontree, Robert Doremus (Illustrator)
(Paperback - October 1986)

Out of My Later Years : The Scientist, Philosopher and Man Portrayed Through His Own Words
by Albert Einstein
(Hardcover - November 1993)

The Theory of Relativity : & Other Essays
by Albert Einstein

World As I See It
by Albert Einstein
(Paperback - July 1993)

The Meaning of Relativity
by Albert Einstein

Einstein and Religion
by Max Jammer

The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover's Secret War Against the World's Most Famous Scientist
by Fred Jerome
From 1933 until 1955, the Federal Bureau of Investigation compiled a 2,000-page file on Albert Einstein, hoping to "destroy" his immense stature by linking him to Soviet espionage activities. At one point, not long before the scientist's death, a serious attempt was made to have him deported. This alarming campaign--responsible in large part for Einstein's exclusion from the Manhattan Project--is the subject of Fred Jerome's The Einstein File. Einstein's disloyalty, in the FBI's view, was clearly evidenced by his adamant political stances. He was a socialist, a pacifist (though he advocated war with Germany), and an outspoken foe of McCarthyism, nuclear war, and racism. Jerome's skillful narrative weaves the file's hateful (and often ludicrously inaccurate) entries with American political history, creating an invaluable context for both Einstein's views and the FBI's actions. Further, Jerome points to the more recent "sanitizing" of Einstein, from angry activist to "genial, absent-minded professor." This is a fascinating, compelling tale, one that reads like the strangest of fictions. --H. O'Billovich -
Hardcover: 272 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.25 x 9.60 x 6.50
St. Martin's Press; ISBN: 0312288565; 1st edition (May )

Ordinary Genius : The Story of Albert Einstein
by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson

The Expanded Quotable Einstein
by Albert Einstein, et al

Black Holes and Time Warps : Einstein's Outrageous Legacy
by Kip S. Thorne, et al

Six Not-So-Easy Pieces : Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time (Helix Books)
by Richard Phillips Feynman, et al

Albert Einstein a Man for All Seasons Calendar
Listed under History Calendars

Time Travel in Einstein's Universe: The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time
by J. Richard Gott 
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