Walter Isaacson

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‘Steve Jobs’: Profiling An Ingenious Perfectionist

Walter Isaacson discusses ‘Steve Jobs,’ the biography he wrote at the Apple leader’s request.

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New Biography Focuses On Einstein's Creativity

Why does Einstein, who died more than 50 years ago, continue to fascinate us?

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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