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User Review  - themulhern - LibraryThing

I was wondering why this book seemed so inferior to Nasar's "The Grand Pursuit". Maybe it's because it was abridged for audio. This book was worthwhile, because it let me in on a few interesting bits ... Read full review

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User Review  - jimocracy - LibraryThing

This book went into far more detail than the movie did. I liked the way the author uses John Nash as a stepping off point for other notable academics. As Nash comes in contact with historical figures ... Read full review

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User Review  - VincentDarlage - LibraryThing

Wonderfully read by Edward Herrmann, this biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, 1994, was interesting and informative. I never saw the movie, but I am much more inclined to do so now. Read full review

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User Review  - krazy4katz - LibraryThing

Sylvia Nasar's biography of John Nash tells the story of this mathematical genius with precision, excellent scholarship and attention to background details that puts the motivations and actions of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rhyla - LibraryThing

I read this book after having watched the movie. I usually try and do it in the opposite order. It was undoubtedly an interesting read. At times I found it got bogged down in mathematical details that won't make much sense to the majority of people, myself included. Read full review

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User Review  - soniaandree - LibraryThing

Contrary to what the movie may lead people to believe, the book does not concentrate on John Nash's life. Instead, it is a very good presentation of the scientific and mathematical developments of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - marshapetry - LibraryThing

overall good book - winds around a little too much sometimes and is a little hard to follow in parts but decent story. Read full review


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