If you want to get to know the scientists behind the work even better, this is just the right place for you. In this section of Beyond, the researchers present books which have impacted their lives and their ways of thinking in meaningful ways. The books presented range from novels, to memoirs, to science books of all sorts. You can filter the books by genre or just scroll through the list. This is also a great way to get inspiration for your own reading!

Isnaldi R. Filho Souza

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez has written a masterpiece: The colorful and epic saga about the Columbian Buendía family and the city they built, Macondo.

Sofie Valk

Diary of Anne Frank

One of the most famous accounts of living under the Nazi regime comes from the diary of a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne Frank. Edited by her father Otto H. Frank and German novelist Mirjam Pressler, this is a true story to be rediscovered by each new generation.

Noa Hegesh

The Soundscape of Modernity

In this history of aural culture in early-twentieth-century America, Emily Thompson charts dramatic transformations in what people heard and how they listened. What they heard was a new kind of sound that was the product of modern technology. They listened as newly critical consumers of aural commodities.

The Little Prince

Dessine-moi un mouton! Some of us still know Saint-Exupéry's "Little prince" from french class. With school days long gone, it's worth picking up this book again and immersing yourself in its beauty.