and provocative ... Hawking clearly possesses a natural teacher’s gifts — easy,
good-natured humor and an ability to illustrate highly complex propositions with
analogies plucked from daily life."
- The New York Times
"This book marries a
child’s wonder to a genius’ intellect. We journey into Hawking’s universe, while
marvelling at his mind. - The Sunday Times (London)
"Charming and lucid ...
gives the general reader an opportunity to learn some deep science from the
source.... [A book of] sunny brilliance. - The New Yorker
November 6, 2001