There are many good popular books on physics topics and good biographies coming out these days. Below is the addition to My 2012 List of recent books which I have read. Check out other lists of books: Goodreads.

### Quantum Mechanics

Dance of the Photons - Anton Zellinger - Great read on quantum entanglement

Einstein's Dice and Schrödinger's Cat - Paul Halpern

The Quantum Moment - Crease & Goldhaber

### Cosmology

The Cosmic Cocktail - Katherine Freese (Search for dark matter)

### Relativity

Black Hole Blues - Janna Levin - Book (April 2016) on the story of
gravitational wave detection

The Science of Interstellar - Kip Thorne (The science behind the movie)

A Perfect Theory - Pedro Ferreira (History of General Relativity)

Black Hole - Marcia Bartusiak

### Higgs

The Particle at the End of the Universe - Sean Carroll

Knocking on Heaven's Door - Lisa Randall

Present at the Creation: The Story of CERN and the Large Hadron Collider - Amir
Aczel

### Biography

Traveling to Infinity - Jane Hawking (lead to the movie, Theory of
Everything)

Half-Life - Frank Close (Spy mystery)

Robert Oppenheimer - Ray Monk (good discussion of Oppenheimer's science)

Einstein and the Quantum - A Douglas Stone (concentrates on Einstein's
contribution to QM)

Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman - James Gleick

Alan Turing: The Enigma - Andrew Hodges (not physics, book behind the movie)

Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius - Marc Seifer

The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan - Robert Kanigel (not
physics)

Einstein and the
Quantum Theory - article by Pais

### Other

A Short Bright Flash - Theresa Levitt (History of Fresnel Lens)

Operation Paperclip - Annie Jacobsen (Program that brought German Scientists to
US)

Farewell to Reality - Jim Baggot

Beyond Uncertainty - David Cassidy (Heisenberg)

Our Mathematical Universe - Max Tegmark

First War of Physics - Jim Baggot (History of Atomic Bomb)

Einstein's Cosmos - Michio Kaku

The Character of Physical Law - Feynman

Time Reborn - Lee Smolin

Physics on the Fringe - Margaret Wertheim

How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival
- David Kaiser

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