New York City
|Died||1979 (aged 69–70)|
Lincoln Kinnear Barnett (1909–1979) was an editor and author, most notably at Life Magazine for many years.
Lincoln Barnett wrote a number of books, including "The Universe and Doctor Einstein", "The World We Live In", and "The Treasure of Our Tongue". 
The Universe and Doctor Einstein is a layman's introduction to the theory of relativity. It includes a foreword by Albert Einstein, and has been reprinted several times. His work popularizing science subjects included consulting work on the film Journey to the Center of the Earth.
- ^ Clark, Alfred E. (September 10, 1979). "Lincoln Barnett, Ex-Editor of Life; Joined Tribune in Depression". The New York Times. New York, New York. Retrieved 2010-03-28.
- ^ Barnett, Lincoln (1948). The Universe and Doctor Einstein. New York: William Sloane Associates.
- ^ Barnett, Lincoln (1964). The treasure of our tongue; the story of English from its obscure beginnings to its present eminence as the most widely spoken language. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
- ^ Lalley, J.M. (1965). "The Rebuilding of Babel" (pdf). Modern Age. 9 (2): 200–201. Retrieved 2010-04-17.
- ^ Lincoln Barnett at the Internet Movie Database