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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (1879–1955), one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century, was born in Ulm, Germany, to German-Jewish parents. He published his first great theories in Switzerland in the early 1900s while working as a patent clerk.

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Ideas And Opinions
Written by Albert Einstein
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | June 1995
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-517-88440-9 (0-517-88440-2)

A collection of insightful and thought provoking essays from one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century

A new edition of the most definitive collection of Albert Einstein's popular writings, gathered under the supervision of Einstein himself. The selections range from his earliest days as a theoretical physicist to his death... Read more






Ideas and Opinions
Written by Albert Einstein, Introduction by Alan Lightman
Modern Library | Hardcover | June 1994
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-60105-0 (0-679-60105-8)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time Read more






Relativity
Written by Albert Einstein, Introduction by Nigel Calder
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | July 2006
$15.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-303982-2 (0-14-303982-2)

An accesible version of Einstein's masterpiece of theory, written by the genius himself

According to Einstein himself, this book is intended "to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are... Read more






Relativity
Written by Albert Einstein
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | June 1995
$10.00/13.50(Canada) | 978-0-517-88441-6 (0-517-88441-0)

An easy to understand collection of the ideas of one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century including the idea he is most known for, the theory of relativity

Redesigned inside and out to have a fresh, appealing look, this new edition of a classic Crown Trade Paperback is a collection... Read more






Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems
Written by Galileo, Translated by Drake Stillman, Foreword by Albert Einstein, Introduction by John Heilbron
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2001
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75766-2 (0-375-75766-X)

Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, published in Florence in 1632, was the most proximate cause of his being brought to trial before the Inquisition. Using the dialogue form, a genre common in classical philosophical works, Galileo masterfully demonstrates the truth of the Copernican system over the Ptolemaic one... Read more






Letters of the Century
Edited by Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler, Contribution by Mark Twain, Charlie Chaplin and Albert Einstein
Dial Press Trade Paperback | Trade Paperback | April 2008
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-31593-7 (0-385-31593-7)

"Immediate and evocative, letters witness and fasten history, catching events as they happen," write Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler in their introduction to this remarkable book.  In more than 400 letters from both famous figures and ordinary citizens, Letters of the Century encapsulates the people and places, events and trends that... Read more





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