By Sylvia Nasar
“HOW might YOU, A MATHEMATICIAN, think THAT EXTRATERRESTRIALS have been SENDING YOU MESSAGES?” the customer from Harvard requested the West Virginian with the movie-star seems to be and Olympian demeanour. “Because the tips I had approximately supernatural beings got here to me an analogous manner my mathematical principles did,” got here the reply. “So I took them seriously.”
Thus starts off the genuine tale of John Nash, the mathematical genius who was once a legend via age thirty while he slipped into insanity, and who—thanks to the selflessness of an attractive girl and the loyalty of the maths community—emerged after many years of ghostlike lifestyles to win a Nobel Prize for triggering the sport concept revolution. the muse for an Academy Award–winning motion picture, Sylvia Nasar’s now-classic biography is a drama concerning the secret of the human brain, conquer adversity, and the therapeutic energy of affection.
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A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar