Einstein's Dreams (Hardcover)

By Alan Lightman

Pantheon, 9780679416463, 192pp.

Publication Date: January 4, 1993

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (11/9/2004)
Paperback (1/1/1994)
MP3 CD (5/19/2015)
Compact Disc (5/19/2015)
Compact Disc (5/19/2015)
Paperback (5/1/2012)
Audio Cassette, Abridged, Abridged (5/1/1993)

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An imaginary re-creation of Einstein's discovery of the nature of time, this novel takes us through the young patent clerk's many dreams depicting compelling conceptions of time.

About the Author

Alan Lightman was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and educated at Princeton and the California Institute of Technology. His books include the novels Good Benito, The Diagnosis, and Reunion; a collection of essays and fables, Dance for Two; and several books on science. His latest, a collection of essays, A Sense of the Mysterious, ""will be published by Pantheon books in January 2005. He lives in Massachusetts. "From the Trade Paperback edition."

Praise For Einstein's Dreams

“A magical, metaphysical realm...Captivating, enchanting, delightful.” —The New York Times

“Endlessly fascinating. A beguiling inquiry into the not-at-all theoretical, utterly time-tangled, tragic and sublime nature of human life.” --The Boston Globe

“Lightman is an artist who paints with the notion of time.” --Los Angeles Times