Bird, Kai; Sherwin, Martin J

Physicist and polymath, as familiar with Hindu scriptures as he was with quantum mechanics,J. Robert Oppenheimer – director of the Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb – was the most famous scientist of his generation. In their meticulous and riveting biography, Kai Bird andMartin J. Sherwin reveal a brilliant, ambitious, complex and flawed man, profoundly involved with some of the momentous events of the twentieth century.

Winner of the Pullitzer Prize for Non-Fiction

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Atlantic, July 2023.  736 pages, paperback.