Modern Biographies

Baldwin, Neil. Edison: Inventing the Century. New York: Hyperion, 1995.

Clark, Ronald. Edison: The Man Who Made the Future. New York: Putnam, 1977.

Conot, Robert. A Streak of Luck. New York: Seaview Press, 1979.

DeGraaf, Leonard. Edison and the Rise of Innovation. Sterling Signature, 2013.

Gitelman, Lisa, and Theresa M. Collins. Thomas Edison and Modern America: A Brief History with Documents. New York: Bedford Books/St. Martins/Palgrave, 2002.

Israel, Paul. Edison: A Life of Invention. New York: John Wiley, 1998.

Josephson, Matthew. Edison: A Biography. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1959.

Melosi, Martin V. Thomas A. Edison and the Modernization of America. Glenview, Ill.: Scott, Foresman/Little, Brown Higher Education, 1990.

Morris, Edmund. Edison. New York: Random House, 2019.

Stross, Randall E. The Wizard of Menlo Park: The Life and Times of Thomas Alva Edison. New York: Crown Publishers, 2007.

Vanderbilt, Byron. Thomas Edison, Chemist. Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society, 1971.