Books by Abraham Pais

In 1946, Pais served as a personal assistant to Niels Bohr at the Bohr's country home in Tisvilde. In 1956, he became a naturalized citizen of the United States. His autobiography A Tale of Two Continents (Princeton, 1997) refers to the 'esemplastic power


NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1997

"Authoritative and valuable historically, though because of Pais's remoteness, not widely appealing as an autobiography. (24 b&w photos)"
The author of a highly regarded biography of Albert Einstein (Subtle Is the Lord, not reviewed; Einstein Lived Here, 1994) sums up his own life. Read full book review >
EINSTEIN LIVED HERE by Abraham Pais
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1994

"Those seeking a broad overview of Einstein's life will be better served elsewhere."
``Why is it that nobody understands me and everybody likes me?'' Albert Einstein reportedly asked the New York Times in 1944. Read full book review >