Books

Women Writing Science

The Madame Curie Complex

The Hidden History of Women in Science
Julie Des Jardins
Marie Curie, Lillian Gilbreth, Rosalyn Yalow, Jane Goodall, Barbara McClintock, Rachel Carson—these awesome life stories reveal the complex negotiation of gender in science.

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Base Ten

A Novel
Maryann Lesert
Torn between her family and her ambitions, astronomer Jillian Greer leaves her husband and her two children for ten days in the Manistee National Forest to see if she can find her way back to the stars.

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Women in Science

Then and Now
Vivian Gornick
Gornick explores the social and professional lives of women in science. This expanded edition includes a new introduction and updated interviews with some of the original 100 women scientists featured.

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A Taste of Molecules

In Search of the Secrets of Flavor
Diane Fresquez
A spirited food writer on the trail of obsessive scientists and the entrepreneurs who want to titillate our taste buds.

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