Randall Munroe is the author of the New York Times bestsellers What If? 2, How To, What If?, and Thing Explainer; the science question-and-answer blog What If?; and the popular web comic xkcd. A former NASA roboticist, he left the agency in 2006 to draw comics on the internet full time. He lives in Massachusetts.
“Whether you’re looking for a distraction or just spending a lot more time at home, you can’t beat reading a book.”—Bill Gates Bill Gates included The Great Influenza by John M. Barry, Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell, and The Ride of a Lifetime by Bob Igeron on his summer reading list. Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua