Isaac Newton Booklist
Annotations are from Advance, the Ingram
Book Magazine, unless noted.
- The Newton Letter
Author: Banville, John
Publisher: Warner $ 8.99 ISBN: 0446392839 Date: 1991
- Newton's Cannon: Book One of The Age of Unreason
Author: Keyes, J. Gregory
Publisher: Del Rey $ 14 ISBN: 0345406052 Date: 1998
Following his highly acclaimed debut novel, The Waterborn, and its sequel, The Blackgod, Keyes now offers a richly imagined new epic--part 18th-century history, part sorcery, and entirely irresistible.
Also: A Calculus of Angels (1999) and Empire of Unreason (2000)
- Dark Matter
Author: Kerr, Philip
Publisher: Crown $ 24 ISBN: 0609609815 Date: 2002
As Dark Matter opens in 1696, young Christopher Ellis is sent
to the Tower of London--not as a prisoner, but as assistant to Sir Isaac
Newton, renowned scientist. Newton has been appointed by the King to
uncover a ring of counterfeiters. Ellis lacks Sir Isaac's erudite mind,
but he is quick with a pistol and proves an invaluable sidekick to the
Suggested Reading: All Stars | Historical
- Isaac Newton
Author: Gleick, James
Publisher: Pantheon $ 22.95 ISBN: 0375422331 Date: 2003
From one of our foremost science writers comes a portrait of the scientific mind that glimpsed more of the truth than perhaps any other and that first articulated the essence of what we know.
- Isaac Newton: The Last Sorcerer
Author: White, Michael
Publisher: Perseus $ 27 ISBN: 0201483017 Date: 1998
Booklist Kirkus LJ
Sympathetic yet balanced, this intriguing portrait of the world's most famous scientist reveals truths about his life that have been ignored for 300 years. Michael White offers a erudite and readable biography which presents Newton as a genius who stood at a point in time where magic ended and science began.