The list of books you may choose to analyze:
1. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking (or anything else by this guy)
2.The Dancing Wu Li Masters by Gary Zukav
3. The Tao of Physics by Fritjof Capra
4.The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene
5. Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman by Richard Feynman
6.Genius by James Gleick
7.Parallel Worlds by Micchio Kaku (or anything else by this guy)
8.Spooky Action at a Distance: The Phenomenon That Reimagines Space and Time and
What It Means for Black Holes, the Big Bang, and Theories of Everything by George Musser.
9.The Trouble with Physicsby Leo Smolin
10.Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life by Helen Czerski
-Minimum 1,000 words.
Key Questions that are addressed:
–Who is the author and what is his/her general background? Why might they have written this book?
–An explanation of the author’s thesis: What is the focus of this book? What was he trying to say?
-What struck you or stood out in this book and why? Be as reflective and thoughtful as you can. This is the soul of the paper.
-How does this book change/challenge the way you look at or think about some previously held belief about the world? If it did not change or challenge anything for you, then carefully explain why.