Tells the story of author's own life in his own words, in a book expanded from a lecture of the same name. This book gives us a candid examination of a life well-lived, including insight into his marriages and family life as well as a portrait of his intellectual evolution.
STEPHEN HAWKING is regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein. He held the position of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years and is the author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller and stayed on the Sunday Times bestseller list for 237 weeks. His other books for the general reader include Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays, The Universe in a Nutshell, A Briefer History of Time and The Grand Design.
"Stephen Hawking [has] a brain of enviable vastness, seeing and understanding things that lie way beyond most of us... His modesty is engaging" Daily Mail "Hawking writes movingly... we hear his voice radiating directly from the black hole of his motor neuron disease, without the amplification and elaboration supplied by the co-authors with whom he wrote his last few books" Financial Times "A concise, gleaming portrait" Nature "Powerful... [his] brevity makes for a bold picture" Guardian "Read it for the personal nuggets... But above all, it's worth reading for its message of hope" Mail on Sunday