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The Private Lives of Albert Einstein

3.71 of 5 stars 3.71  ·  rating details  ·  31 ratings  ·  5 reviews
This controversial account of Albert Einstein's scandalous personal life challenges the image of this genius, painting a shocking portrait that exposes him as "an adulterous, egomaniacal misogynist who may have even beaten his first wife"(The New York Times Sunday Magazine). Photos.
Paperback, 376 pages
Published March 15th 1994 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 1993)
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Donna Morrison
Welcome to the world of Einstein as completely human; chauvinistic, isolated, and self-absorbed. Well written and compassionate.
Erik Graff
Jan 16, 2013 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Einstein fans
Recommended to Erik by: no one
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Like Rousseau, Albert Einstein was no angel. After he and his first wife put their first child up for adoption, he left her. The authors of this book go so far as to suggest that Einstein may also have taken credit for some of her work in physics.
A good bio of Einstein that covers his two marriages, affairs, children, stepchildren, and other hangers-on.

It cannot be as thorough as Isaacson's bio, which had access to more private letters, but it is quite good nevertheless.

Mary Newcomb
Albert Einstein had a complicated personal life. This book provides a fascinating profile of him, his families and their lives.

Jack Coleman
Very Interesting look into the life of AB,sure does dispell the St. Einstein myth.
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