In this first podcast episode, I review my favorite books about science that aren’t textbooks. There are books about cholera, poisonings in New York City at the turn of the 19th century, Nobel Prize winners, and one plucky British boy who nearly kills his whole family doing chemistry experiments in his basement shortly after World War II. I recommend all of these books.
My book list includes:
Some of the books have had press coverage. These include:
Which books of these have you read? Which ones did you like, if any? Why? Which ones did I miss? Post your comments below!