Jurgen Neffe's "Einstein" (2005,) provides a grittier biography of Einstein and is worth reading.
For those, like myself, who veiwed Einstein strickly as a scientist, this book will prove as a valuable tool to gain an understanding of his life.
You will find out facts, some of them will not enlighten you but at the same time, he was only human.
Very MANY books have been written in regards to Einstein's theories and hugely significant contributions to science, but not quite as many on the life of the man, and this is the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jeff Commissaris
IT was interesting to read about Einstein's life and personality. The story could have been better organized. Read morePublished 10 months ago by artistwelder
I liked this book because it portrayed Einstein not only as a genius but also as a human being with faults. Read morePublished 11 months ago by blackcat411
This biography (1996) of Einstein is the best I have read to date. It explains Einstein's nuisances, e.g. Read morePublished 14 months ago by bowonwing
When I bought this book I thought I was getting an in-depth look at Einstein. I thought it would offer a penetrating look into the life and mind of a great man. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Alex Hamilton
The most enjoyable story about a man I have ever encountered. Einstein was celebrated as a great scientist, but I believe he he could offer much to humanity as one example of how... Read morePublished on July 31, 2011 by dominicano762
I'm not sure what drew me to pick up this book in my local library when I was about 8 years old (soon after this book was published), but it spurred a near obsessive fascination... Read morePublished on February 23, 2011 by Mandi Roberts
I absolutely love this book. It is very easy to read, and gives you an in-depth view of what Albert Einstein was like - both the family man and the man who pursued scientific... Read morePublished on March 28, 2009 by N. Neal
Einstein: A Life was a very enjoyable biography that doesn't dwell on making you understand Relativity. Read morePublished on June 13, 2008 by Amazon Customer