“Starred Review. A narrative laced with humor and poetry . . . mind-expanding.” (Booklist)
“A solid overview of the evolution of cosmology, with illuminating coverage of the current state of the art.” (Kirkus Reviews)
“As it turns out, exercising the brain cells in thinking about such matters is great fun, and The Book of Universes
is an excellent place to start such an exploration.” (New Statesman)
“Entertaining and accessible.” (Publishers Weekly)
About the Author
John D. Barrow is professor of mathematical sciences and director of the Millennium Mathematics Project at Cambridge University, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society. He is the best-selling author of many books on science and mathematics, including Mathletics: 100 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know about the World of Sports and 100 Essential Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know: Math Explains Your World.