Andrew Robinson is a London-based writer and author of some twenty-five books on science; history of science; archaeology and scripts; and Indian history and culture. His recent books include a biography of Jean-François Champollion, Cracking the Egyptian Code and India: A Short History. He is author of Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity, republished in 2015 to celebrate the centenary of Einstein’s general theory of relativity and described by astronomer Patrick Moore as “by far the best book about Einstein that I have ever come across”.
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Andrew Robinson, author of a biography of Albert Einstein, picks and talks through the five best Albert Einstein books and discusses the life and times of the ‘unique genius.’
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Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction
by Penelope Wilson
Hieroglyphics: The Writings of Ancient Egypt
by Maria Betro
The Myth of Egypt and Its Hieroglyphs in European Tradition
by Erik Iversen
Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World's Undeciphered Scripts
by Andrew Robinson
The Dawning Moon of the Mind: Unlocking the Pyramid Texts
by Susan Brind Morrow
Reading the hieroglyphs of ancient Egypt reveals much about the worldview of a civilisation that rose to prominence 5000 years ago and flourished for thousands of years. Here, intellectual historian Diane Greco Josefowicz—whose book, The Riddle of the Rosetta, co-written with Jed Buchwald, tells the story of how the meaning of the hieroglyphs was deciphered in 19th century France—recommends the best books to learn more about hieroglyphics.