Open Road Integrated Media and Amazon will publish seven Albert Einstein eBooks–exclusive Kindle content for the famous physicist’s birthday. Above, we’ve embedded an Open Road video about the books.
The digital books will include special content: new covers, photographs and biography culled from the Hebrew University Einstein Archives, and introductory essays by Neil Berger. The complete list of titles follows below.
Open Road CEO Jane Friedman had this comment: “In partnership with Philosophical Library and Hebrew University, we have curated fascinating material about Einstein’s life that will both attract new readers and appeal to diehard fans. We are excited to be kicking off the launch of these classic titles with Amazon today, for what would be Einstein’s 132nd birthday.”
Here are the seven digital Einstein books, with descriptions from the release:
“Essays in Humanism”: An inspiring collection of the great thinker’s views on a rapidly changing world;
“Essays in Science”: An homage to the men and women of science, and an exposition of Einstein’s place in scientific history;
“Letters on Wave Mechanics: Correspondence with H. A. Lorentz, Max Planck, and Erwin Schrödinger”: A lively collection of Einstein’s groundbreaking scientific correspondence on modern physics with other contemporary giants in his field: Schrödinger, Planck and Lorentz;
“Letters to Solovine: 1906-1955”: A provocative collection of letters to his longtime friend and translator that spans Einstein’s career and reveals the inner thoughts and daily life of a transformative genius;
“Out of My Later Years: The Scientist, Philosopher, and Man Portrayed Through His Own Words”: An inspiring collection of essays in which Einstein addresses the topics that fascinated him as a scientist, philosopher and humanitarian;
“The Theory of Relativity and Other Essays”: E=mc2: It may be Einstein’s most well-known contribution to modern science, but how many people understand the thought process or physics behind this famous equation?
“The World As I See It”: A fascinating collection of Einstein’s observations about life, religion, nationalism, and a host of personal topics that engaged the genius’s intellect.