It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial intelligence, and anticipated gay liberation by decades--all before his suicide at age forty-one. This classic biography of the founder of computer science, reissued on the centenary of his birth with a substantial new preface by the author, is the definitive account of an extraordinary mind and life.
"A Fantastic Biography For The Patient Listener"
Imagine that you were given the opportunity to interview Jesus, the most remarkable human being of all time. What would you ask? What would he say? That is the premise of this book by psychiatrist Dr. Andrew G. Hodges, a man accustomed to interviewing people about their llives, motives, hopes and fears. The questions are those you or I might ask; the answers are given as if Jesus were sitting beside us, chatting leisurely on a hill in modern Galilee....