Monday, January 27 2014
Jeffrey Stepakoff's The Melody of Secrets is a complex story of unrequited love, racial tensions, the space age, and the after-effects of World War II.
Wednesday, November 9 2011
Don’t be fooled by the cover. Jenny Diski’s book isn’t really about animals; it’s about us.
Friday, June 11 2010
Sunday, April 25 2010
Racism and science collide in this devastating true story of a young woman, the tissue sample from her body that spawned a million-dollar industry, and the impact on her family.
Sunday, May 17 2009
With a deft sense of narrative and gentle tenor, Potter leads readers through the quantum foam of quarks, gluons, and neutrinos, taming these wild particles for public consumption.
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Because "the act of reading is not natural" in the sense of "genetically organized," the brain must "rearrange itself" to do so, a process Wolf explains on a neuronal level.
Monday, June 18 2007
Dybdahl attempts to win over the US with his gentle, subtle Norwegian pop
Wednesday, May 9 2007
White Cascade details drama of deadly 1910 railroad disaster.
Tuesday, May 1 2007
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by No
Two medical narratives shine, two are DOA: Science presented on a human scale.