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Science  10 Aug 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5839, pp. 752-753
DOI: 10.1126/science.1145110

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Einstein. A Biography. By Jürgen Neffe. Translated from the German () by Shelley Frisch. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2007. 487 pp. $30, C$37.95. ISBN 9780374146641. Polity, London. £25. ISBN 9780745642208.

Einstein. His Life and Universe. By Walter Isaacson. Simon and Schuster, New York, 2007. 718 pp., illus. $32, C$38.99. ISBN 9780743264730. £25. ISBN 9781847370488.

These best-selling recent biographies of Einstein draw on recently uncovered documentary evidence.