Michael Paterniti

Driving Mr. Albert

By Michael Paterniti

Published October 5, 2000 9:45PM (EDT)

Michael Paterniti is a former executive editor of Outside magazine. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, The New York Times Magazine, Details, and Esquire where he is a writer-at-large. He lives in Portland, Maine with his wife and son. Paterniti's "Driving Mr. Albert" first appeared as an essay in Harper's magazine. The book, part travelogue, part history, and part memoir about a journalist, a pathologist, and the most brilliant brain of the twentieth century, won the National Magazine Award for feature writing in 1998. In it, Paterniti and eighty-four-year-old Thomas Harvey go on a cross-country road trip with Einstein's brain in the trunk! Listen to Paterniti read from this unusual work.

Bold Type features a written excerpt of "Driving Mr. Albert."

From "Driving Mr. Albert" ) 2000, Michael Paterniti. Used by permission of Random House, Inc. No reproduction of this material is authorized without the express written consent of the Licensor.

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Michael Paterniti is the author of the just-released collection of essays, "Love and Other Ways of Dying."

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