The Voice of Genius
Conversations with Nobel Scientists and Other Luminaries
By (author) Denis Brian
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Voice of Genius by Denis Brian
Book DescriptionIn this unique book, celebrated biographer Denis Brian draws on some of the greatest scientific minds of the twentieth century, in pursuit of their distinct views on life, knowledge, and the cosmos. A provocative and revealing interviewer, Brian weaves together the insights and personal stories of a stellar cast of Nobel Prize winners and other luminaries, including Linus Pauling's ill-fated support of Vitamin C as a cure for cancer, Ashley Montagu's explanation of why the sex drive is not innate, and various personal recollections of the making of the atomic bomb, Heisenberg's role in Nazi Germany, and the spy case of Klaus Fuchs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780738204475
(210mm x 136mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Perseus Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Denis Brian
Denis Brian is an acclaimed biographer, journalist, novelist, and playwright. He is the author of twelve books, including Einstein: A Life, The True Gen: An Intimate Portrait of Hemingway by Those Who Knew Him Best, and the forthcoming Joseph Pulitzer and His "Indegoddampendent" World. He lives in West Palm Beach, Florida.
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