His Life and Universe

Ranked #2 in Inventors, Ranked #2 in General Relativitysee more rankings.

Einstein was a rebel and nonconformist from boyhood days, and these character traits drove both his life and his science. In this narrative, Walter Isaacson explains how his mind worked and the mysteries of the universe that he discovered. less

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Elon Musk Founder/SpaceXI didn't read actually very many general business books, but I like biographies and autobiographies, I think those are pretty helpful. Actually, a lot of them aren't really business. [...] I also feel it’s worth reading books on scientists and engineers. (Source)

Bill Gates CEO/Microsoft[On Bill Gates's reading list in 2011.] (Source)

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George Raveling Anybody who can write a book on Einstein and that an idiot like me can understand the physics [was] a miracle. (Source)

Ian McEwan This biography shows us the creative exuberance of a man with an extraordinary visual imagination. (Source)

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