She’s the woman behind one of the most famous men of the twentieth century, Albert Einstein. Meet Mileva Marić, The Other Einstein. You can learn all about this remarkable woman by participating in the world’s largest global eBook library reading club, Big Library Read. Millions of readers around the world will read the eBook The Other Einstein at the same time beginning Monday, June 12 and concluding June 26. East Central Regional Library users will be able to borrow the eBook by visiting ECRL’s OverDrive Digital Library.
The Other Einstein, by Marie Benedict, offers a window into the fascinating story of Einstein’s first wife. A brilliant physicist in her own right, her contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight. A historical fiction book, it offers readers a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein’s enormous shadow.
Big Library Read is an international reading program that connects millions of readers around the world simultaneously with an eBook through their library. . The free program runs for two weeks and to get started reading, all you need is an East Central Regional Library card and password. The Other Einstein can be read on all major computers and devices without worrying about wait lists or holds. The eBook will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, and there are no late fees. To get started, borrow the eBook at ECRL’s OverDrive Digital Library.
To join an online conversation about the book or for more information, visit BigLibraryRead.com.
Big Library Read is sponsored by OverDrive and Sourcebooks.