The physicist and author once answered a question that matters to all Galleycat readers: “Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?” He created a concise list of classic books. Follow the links below to download free ePub, Kindle or text versions of the books.
In the video embedded above, Tyson answered another cosmic question–does the universe have a purpose? Do you agree with his answer?
Neil deGrasse Tyson Book List for Every Intelligent Person on the Planet
The System of the World by Isaac Newton
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine
The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
The Art of War by Sun Tsu
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli