• "Stephen Hawking [has] a brain of enviable vastness, seeing and understanding things that lie way beyond most of us... His modesty is engaging"

    Daily Mail
  • "Hawking writes movingly... we hear his voice radiating directly from the black hole of his motor neuron disease, without the amplification and elaboration supplied by the co-authors with whom he wrote his last few books"

    Financial Times
  • "A concise, gleaming portrait"

  • "Powerful... [his] brevity makes for a bold picture"

  • "Read it for the personal nuggets... But above all, it's worth reading for its message of hope"

    Mail on Sunday