Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything is a nonfiction book by Joshua Foer, first published in 2011. He actually broke the U.S. speed record for memorizing a deck of cards. --Stefan Fatsis, author of A Few Seconds of Panic and Word Freak The New York Times bestseller Bill Gates calls 'the best business book I've ever read' John Brooks. Some kind words from Bill Gates about Moonwalking with Einstein:. Of the five books I finished over vacation, the one that impressed me the most – and that is probably of broadest interest – is Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, by science writer Joshua Foer. Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, during an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 22, 2016. $18.99. Under the tutelage of top "mental athletes," he learns ancient techniques once employed by Cicero to memorize his speeches and by Medieval scholars to memorize entire books. Not even close. Of the five books I finished over vacation, the one that impressed me the most – and that is probably of broadest interest – is Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, by science writer Joshua Foer. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything (Thorndike Press Large Print Nonfiction Series) | Foer, Joshua | ISBN: 9781410439154 | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. Moonwalking with Einstein draws on cutting-edge research, a surprising cultural history of memory, and venerable tricks of the mentalist's trade to transform our understanding of human remembering. I just saw a couple of blog posts by Bill Gates where he highly recommends Moonwalking with Einstein.Check out this great mention:. The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory An instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, Moonwalking with Einstein recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest to improve his memory under the tutelage of top "mental athletes." Paperback. ... "Moonwalking with Einstein" by … 3 on the New York Times bestseller list and stayed on the list for 8 weeks.. Synopsis. It’s a nice compliment, but it’s not really true. Sometimes people have suggested that I’ve got a “photographic memory,” particularly when I’m talking about topics that interest me, like science and business. The book describes the journey of the author as he goes from a journalist who is writing an article about memory competitions, to a mental athlete, obsessed with the sport, who eventually wins the 2006 USA Memory Championship.