Alan Lightman

 

 

 

 

ALAN LIGHTMAN—who worked for many years as a theoretical physicist—is the author of six novels, including the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams, as well as The Diagnosis, a finalist for the National Book Award. He is also the author of a memoir, three collections of essays, and several books on science. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Granta, Harper’s Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Salon, and Nature, among other publications. He has taught at Harvard and at MIT, where he was the first person to receive a dual faculty appointment in science and the humanities. He is currently professor of the practice of the humanities at MIT. He lives in the Boston area.

 

Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - February 19th, 2019

In Praise of Wasting Time (TED Books) Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster/ TED - May 15th, 2018

Screening Room: A Memoir of the South Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - February 23rd, 2016

The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - October 7th, 2014

Mr g: A Novel About the Creation (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - October 30th, 2012

Ghost (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - October 14th, 2008

A Sense of the Mysterious: Science and the Human Spirit Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - January 3rd, 2006

The Best American Science Writing 2005 Cover Image
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Published: Ecco - September 6th, 2005

Einstein's Dreams (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - November 9th, 2004

The Diagnosis: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - February 19th, 2002

Flatland: A Romance in Many Dimensions Cover Image
By Edwin A. Abbott, Alan Lightman (Introduction by)
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Published: Penguin Classics - June 1998

Dance for Two: Essays Cover Image
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Published: Pantheon - March 26th, 1996