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Stephen Hawking
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Stephen Hawking was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years, and has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including, most recently, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His books for the general reader include the classic A Brief History of Time, Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays, The Universe in a Nutshell, and A Briefer History of Time. He lives in Cambridge, England.
 
www.hawking.org.uk

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Black Holes and Baby Universes
And Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 1, 1994
Price: $18.00

This book is a collection of fascinating and illuminating essays, and a remarkable interview broadcast by the BBC on Christmas Day, 1992. The fourteen pieces reveal Hawking variously as the scientist, the man, the concerned world citizen, and-always-the rigorous and imaginative thinker. Hawking's wit, directness of style, and absence of pomp... Read more >

Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
And Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: May 11, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.

A Brief History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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A Brief History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 1, 1998
Price: $18.00

Introduction by Carl Sagan. Hawking's classic A Brief History of Time expertly guides students to the supreme questions of the nature of physics, time and the universe: Was there a beginning of time? Will there be an end? Is the universe infinite? Is it possible to unite all branches of physics?... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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A Brief History of Time
And Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 1, 1998
Price: $30.00

Introduction by Carl Sagan. Hawking's classic A Brief History of Time expertly guides students to the supreme questions of the nature of physics, time and the universe: Was there a beginning of time? Will there be an end? Is the universe infinite? Is it possible to unite all branches of physics?... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $22.00

From One of the Most Brilliant Minds of Our Time
Comes a Book that Clarifies His Most Important Ideas

Stephen Hawking’s worldwide bestseller, A Brief History of Time, remains one of the landmark volumes in scientific writing of our time. But for years readers have asked for a more accessible formulation of its... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $27.00

Stephen Hawking’s worldwide bestseller, A Brief History of Time, has been a landmark volume in scientific writing. Its author’s engaging voice is one reason, and the compelling subjects he addresses is another: the nature of space and time, the role of God in creation, the history and future of the universe... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

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The Grand Design

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $18.00

When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion—or does science offer another explanation? In this startling and lavishly illustrated book, Stephen Hawking and Leonard... Read more >

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The Grand Design

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $28.00

The first major work in nearly a decade by one of the world's great thinkers, The Grand Design is a marvelously concise book with new answers to the ultimate questions of life.

When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? Why is there something rather than nothing? What is... Read more >

The Grand Design

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

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The Illustrated A Brief History of Time
Updated and Expanded Edition
Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 1, 1996
Price: $40.00

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My Brief History

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $22.00

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... Read more >

My Brief History

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook, 144 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

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The Universe in a Nutshell

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: November 6, 2001
Price: $35.00

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Hawking returns with a lavishly illustrated sequel to his A Brief History of Time that unravels the mysteries of the major breakthroughs that have occurred in the years since the release of his acclaimed first book. The Universe in a... Read more >
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