Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Go to Checkout
Our Birmingham Shop
Our Bristol Shop
Animators Survival Kit

New Stephen Hawking book to be published

29th June 2010

A new book co-written by theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is set to be published this September.

The Grand Design will be released on September 9th and will be the first book the former Cambridge mathematics professor has worked on since 2001's The Universe in a Nutshell.

Fellow physicist Leonard Mlodinow, the author of The Drunkard's Walk, has worked on the new title with Hawking and the book is expected to become an instant bestseller.

Speaking to US publisher Bantam Dell, book news provider GalleyCat was told: 'Drawing on 40 years of Hawking's own research and a recent series of extraordinary astronomical observations and theoretical breakthroughs, Hawking and Mlodinow examine the evidence for the existence of a "unified theory" - a single theory that can describe and explain all the forces of nature.'

The publisher also claimed that The Grand Design will present readers with startling new research dealing with the inner workings of the universe as well as its origins.

Hawking's first book, A Brief History of Time, was published on April 1st 1988. The writer has received a number of accolades since then, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honour.

Latest Blog
From Page to Stage - Adapting The Hunting of the Snark
24/07/2017

Garry McQuinn, Producer of The Hunting of the Snark, which opens this week at London's Vaudeville Theatre, describes the journey from page to stage.

#FoylesFive: Celebrating Beer
23/07/2017

Earlier this year, Belgian beer culture finally officially took its rightful place on the World's Intangible Cultural Heritage list, where it now sits in good company with the likes of the French gastronomic meal, Cuban rumba and Spanish flamenco. To celebrate, here is a far from exhaustive selection of some of the beer literature that can help you better appreciate the delicate arts of brewing and drinking beer.

#FoylesFave: Dunkirk
21/07/2017

This month history buffs and film fans are united as they eagerly await Christopher Nolan's portrayal of Dunkirk. Madga from our Birmingham branch reviews the accompanying book.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd