Walter Isaacson is an acclaimed bestseller. He prevously wrote "Benjamin Franklin". They made Albert Eienstein's papers available. This is the first full biography of Albert Einstein since then. The book asks How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson suggests that Einstein's innovative science sprang from his rebellious nature. His live was pure creativity and freedom. Einstein was a patent clerk and a struggling father in a difficult marriage. He also couldn't get a teaching job or a doctorate. Then magically he became a mindreader of the creator of the cosmos. He made findings on the atom and the universe.