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Also by Stephen Hawking:

My Brief History, November 2013
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The Grand Design, September 2010
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A Brief History Of Time, September 1998
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My Brief History
Stephen Hawking

Bantam Books
November 2013
On Sale: November 3, 2013
75 pages
ISBN: 0345539133
EAN: 9780345539137
Kindle: B00DXKHGPQ
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Non-Fiction Biography

Stephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe. Now, for the first time, perhaps the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inward for a revealing look at his own life and intellectual evolution. My Brief History recounts Stephen Hawking’s improbable journey, from his postwar London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity. Lavishly illustrated with rarely seen photographs, this concise, witty, and candid account introduces readers to a Hawking rarely glimpsed in previous books: the inquisitive schoolboy whose classmates nicknamed him Einstein; the jokester who once placed a bet with a colleague over the existence of a particular black hole; and the young husband and father struggling to gain a foothold in the world of physics and cosmology. Writing with characteristic humility and humor, Hawking opens up about the challenges that confronted him following his diagnosis of ALS at age twenty-one. Tracing his development as a thinker, he explains how the prospect of an early death urged him onward through numerous intellectual breakthroughs, and talks about the genesis of his masterpiece A Brief History of Time—one of the iconic books of the twentieth century. Clear-eyed, intimate, and wise, My Brief History opens a window for the rest of us into Hawking’s personal cosmos.

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Re: My Brief History

The review was splendid. I admire the man Stephen Hawking. He did more with his life than most who have more.
(Eileen Dandashi 9:36pm November 18, 2013)

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