• A writer of exceptional clarity and charm

    Oliver Sacks
  • He is both a skilled and kindly explicator. His excitement for science on the threshold of vital breakthroughs is extremely contagious

    The New York Times
  • The new Hawking only better

    The Times
  • Few living writers write so lucidly ... Greene might be the best intermediary I've found between the sparkling, absolute zero world of mathematics and the warm, clumsy world of human language

    Boston Globe
  • If extraterrestrials landed tomorrow and demanded to know what the human mind is capable of accomplishing, we could do worse than to hand them a copy of this book

    The New York Times (on The Hidden Reality)