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The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and Inventions of Stanford Ovshinsky. Lilian Hoddeson and Peter Garrett. 392 pp. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2018. Price: $29.95 (hardcover) ISBN 9780262037532.

Finding Einstein's Brain. Frederick E. Lepore. 329 pp. Rutgers U.P., New Brunswick, NJ, 2018. Price: $27.95 (hardcover) ISBN 978-0-8135-8039-5.

Conjuring the Universe: The Origins of the Laws of Nature. Peter Atkins. 193 pp. Oxford U.P., New York, 2018. Price: $19.95 (hardcover) ISBN 978-0-19-881337-8.

Holographic Quantum Matter. Sean A. Hartnoll, Andrew Lucas, and Subir Sachdev. 416 pp. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2018. Price: $65 (hardcover) ISBN 978-0-262-03843-0.