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Mark Alpert Mark Alpert is an author of science thrillers and a contributing editor at Scientific American. In his long journalism career he has specialized in explaining scientific ideas to readers, simplifying esoteric concepts such as extra dimensions and parallel universes. And now, in his novels, Alpert weaves cutting-edge science into high-energy thrillers that elucidate real theories and technologies.

A lifelong science geek, Alpert majored in astrophysics at Princeton University and wrote his undergraduate thesis on the application of the theory of relativity to Flatland, a hypothetical universe with only two spatial dimensions. After Princeton, Alpert entered the creative writing program at Columbia University, where he earned an M.F.A. in poetry in 1984. He started his journalism career as a small-town reporter for the Claremont (N.H.) Eagle Times, then moved on to the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser. In 1987 he became a reporter for Fortune Magazine and over the next five years he wrote about the computer industry and emerging technologies. During the 1990s Alpert worked freelance, contributing articles to Popular Mechanics and writing anchor copy for CNN's Moneyline show. He also began to write fiction, selling his first short story ("My Life with Joanne Christiansen") to Playboy in 1991.

In 1998 Alpert joined the board of editors at Scientific American, where he edited feature articles for the magazine and wrote a column on exotic high-tech gadgets. With his love for science reawakened, he wrote his first novel, Final Theory, about Albert Einstein and the historic quest for the holy grail of physics, the Theory of Everything. Published by Touchstone in 2008, Final Theory was hailed as one of the best thrillers of the year by Booklist, Borders and the American Booksellers Association. Foreign rights to the novel were sold in more than twenty languages, and the movie rights were acquired by Radar Pictures, a Los Angeles production company.

Alpert lives in Manhattan with his wife and two non-robotic teenagers. He's a proud member of Scientific American's softball team, the Big Bangers.

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The Orion Plan
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The Orion Plan by Mark Alpert

The Six
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The Six by Mark Alpert

The Furies
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The Furies by Mark Alpert

Extinction
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Extinction by Mark Alpert

The Omega Theory
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The Omega Theory by Mark Alpert

Final Theory
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Final Theory by Mark Alpert
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Alpert, Mark - Author Signed Bookplate (Signed Bookplate) Alpert, Mark | Author Signed Bookplate | Signed Bookplate

Author Signed Bookplate.  Self-adhesive label, approximately 3" x 4" (though sizes may vary slightly), signed by Mark Alpert.

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Alpert, Mark - Extinction (Signed First Edition) Alpert, Mark | Extinction | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book  February 2013 NY: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Alpert, Mark | Extinction | Signed First Edition Book Alpert, Mark | Extinction | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book 2013 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Alpert, Mark | Final Theory | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Alpert, Mark | Final Theory | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC. 2008 NY: Touchstone Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Alpert, Mark - Final Theory (Signed First Edition) Alpert, Mark | Final Theory | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book  June 2008  NY:  Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Alpert, Mark - Final Theory (Signed First Edition) Alpert, Mark | Final Theory | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book  June 2008  NY:  Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Alpert, Mark - Furies, The (Signed First Edition) Alpert, Mark | Furies, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book April 2014 NY: Thomas Dunne     First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Alpert, Mark - Omega Theory (Signed First Edition) Alpert, Mark | Omega Theory | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book  February 2011 NY:  Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Alpert, Mark | Orion Plan, The | Signed First Edition Book Alpert, Mark | Orion Plan, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book    February 2016 NY: Thomas Dunne Books   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Alpert, Mark | Six, The | Signed First Edition Book Alpert, Mark | Six, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book  July 2015 NY: Sourcebooks  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Mark Alpert Bibliography

  • Final Theory - 2008
  • Omega Theory - 2011
  • Extinction - 2013
  • The Furies - 2014
  • The Six - 2015
  • Orion Plan - February 2016

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