"In this short and sprightly book . . . Hawking and Mlodinow take the reader through a whirlwind tour of fundamental physics and cosmology."--The Wall Street Journal
"Fascinating . . . a wealth of ideas [that] leave us with a clearer understanding of modern physics in all its invigorating complexity."--Los Angeles Times
"The authors bring to the field an anecdotal clarity that is something of a first for this genre. . . . Making science like this interesting is not all that hard; making it accessible is the real trick."--Time
"Provocative pop science, an exploration of the latest thinking about the origins of our universe."--The New York Times
"Introduces the reader to topics at the frontier of theoretical physics . . . more clearly for general readers than I have seen before."--Steven Weinberg, The New York Review of Books
"Groundbreaking."--The Washington Post
"A provocative, mind-expanding book."--The Plain Dealer
"Unabridged CD edition of this controversial new theory on the origins of the universe from the world's best known scientist."