A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

A Brief History of Time

Stephen Hawking

224 pages first pub 1988 (editions)

nonfiction science challenging informative slow-paced


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking's book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin--and what made its start possible? Does time always flo...

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informative 97%
challenging 56%
reflective 34%
inspiring 27%
funny 6%
hopeful 5%
adventurous 4%
mysterious 4%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%
tense 1%


slow 46%
medium 42%
fast 11%

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