View Full Version : Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn

2015-Apr-21, 01:15 AM
What can you tell me about this book by Amanda Gefter?

2015-Apr-26, 12:32 PM
I loved it. She went from a young imposter science journalist in order to get into Wheeler's 90th birthday conference so as to ask him a few questions on his research, to a bona fide science writer with a style different than any other. I identify with a lot of her adventures in finding out about contemporary physics and cosmology, although I've not had the opportunity to interview many of the well-known physicists like she has. I just read their books, like you.

"I devoured Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn in a weekend, marveling at how the author went from a coat-check girl at a Manhattan nightclub to going up against some of the greatest physicists alive and explaining their wild and deep ideas often better than they could -- and wittily, too." - Jim Holt, New York Times bestselling author of Why Does the World Exist?