Alan Lightman © Michael Lionstar

Alan Lightman

Profile

Alan Lightman was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and educated at Princeton and at the California Institute of Technology, where he recived a Ph.D. in theoretical physics. An active research scientist in astronomy and physics for two decades, he has also taught both subjects for the faculties of Harvard and MIT.

His novels include Einstein's Dreams, which was an international bestseller; Good Benito; The Diagnosis, which was a finalist for the National Book Award; and Reunion. His essays have appeared in the New York Review of Books, the New York Times, Nature, The Atlantic Monthly, and the New Yorker, among other publications.

He lives in Massachusetts, where he is adjunct professor of humanities at MIT.

Current Publishers
Bulgarian
World
Faber
Chinese Complex
Taiwan
Business Weekly Publications
Chinese Simple
Mainland China
Shanghai 99
English
UK
Constable & Robinson
English
US
Pantheon Books Inc
German
World
Luebbe Verlag
Greek
World
Travlos Sot. Panoyotis Publishing
Hebrew
World
Ivrit-Hebrew Publishing House
Korean
World
Dasan Books
Portuguese
Portugal
ASA Edicoes
Portuguese
Brazil
Companhia das Letras
Russian
World
Amphora publishers
Slovene
World
Modrijan zalozba
Thai
World
Matichon Publishing House
Turkish
World
Versus Kitap
Vietnamese
World
Nha Nam Publishing & Communications