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After reading the book I can say that I look forward for other works by Gleick.
I certainly recommend this book to anyone interested in Feynman or 20th-century physics, or who just enjoys reading a well-written biography of an interesting person.
The author was compelled to recount the story because Richard Feynman was a very interesting man with a lively personality who was also a genius.
My husband is reading it and when he is through I will finish it. It is quite technical but subject is good.Published 41 minutes ago by Judy L. McClelland
This is the moost insightful and selightful book I have read in quite a number of years. This gives a keen insight into the minds of those who developed the Atomic bomb. Read morePublished 2 days ago by John L. Popp
The book was entertaining for someone who failed physics. Married to a noted physicist who actually met Mr Feynman, he suggested I read this and I was fascinated by the man.Published 5 days ago by Carol L. Cronin
A good biography, and if you're not a physicist the occasional misstatements in the field won't bother you.Published 6 days ago by BoMc
I didn't know what to expect with this book. I got a lot more than I bargained for. A great biography. I felt like I knew the man by the end. Read morePublished 15 days ago by david seifried
Feynman was a true genius, at the Einstein level, but also a wideacre who while working on the Manhattan Project to build the first A Bomb taught himself to crack safes, just for... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Michael E. McCarthy
If you are interested in the evolution of physics from one of its giants, this is a good read. At times the reading is laborious but none the less interesting. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Sascha496