• “A thorough and masterful portrait of one of the great minds of the century . . . Gleick succeeds in giving us a rare insight into the scientific community, its values, and its mentality . . . [He] brings to Genius high intelligence, a strong sense of narrative, and excellent prose.” — The New York Review of Books “A thorough overview of modern physics . . . inspired.” —Newsweek “Written with grace and passion . . . All those wonderful Feynman stories are there, interwoven with touching moments in his private life . . . Scientists, and especially science students, ought to read James Gleick’s engaging portrait.” —The Boston Globe