ALA Notable Adult Books SELECTION 2000
"The Elegant Universe is compulsively readable…. Greene threatens to do for string theory what Stephen Hawking did for black holes." -New York
"[An] important book…. The Elegant Universe presents the ideas and aspirations-and some of the characters-of string theory with clarity and charm." -Scientific American
"As good as it gets…. [A] thrilling ride through a lovely landscape." -Los Angeles Times
"[Greene] writes with poetic eloquence and style…. [He] does an admirable job of translating a wholly mathematical endeavor into visual terms." -The Washington Post Book World
"[Greene’s metaphors oftten provide beauty and power…. The Elegant Universe is a rewarding read." -Discovery Magazine
"String theory is the hottest idea to emerge in physics since Stephen Hawking gazed into a black hole…. [Greene] explain[s] it in terms that anyone can understand." -San Francisco Chronicle
From the Trade Paperback edition.