Praise for Carolyn Abraham's Possessing Genius
Winner of the Canadian Science Writers' Association 2001 Science in
Society Book Award
Nominated for the 2002 Governor General's Award for Nonfiction
"Abraham teases apart the strands of the whole bizarre, convoluted,
ghoulish story of what happened to Einstein's brain [and] covers all the
angles — scientific, ethical, and humorous."
"Possessing Genius offers ... a picaresque case history that shows, in
unforgettable detail, that life is stranger than satire, and no man can
remain dignified after he is dead."
—The Globe and Mail
"An enthralling book."
—Charlotte Gray, Ottawa Citizen
"The story Abraham tells is so engaging that the brain becomes an
—Los Angeles Times