Tag Archives: history of science

New release book review: THE HUMAN SIDE OF SCIENCE by Wiggins and Wynn

ScienceThrillers.com book review of The Human Side of Science by Arthur R. Wiggins and Charles M. Wynn Sr.   Publication date: April 2016 Category: Popular nonfiction / history of science / science biography Summary (from the publisher): This lively and humorous book focuses … Continue reading

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The Invention of Science: new science history / intellectual history book

A new intellectual history of the “scientific revolution” of the 16th-18th centuries, The Invention of Science by David Wootton, goes on sale December 8. I have not read it but when I got this press release, I thought I should share … Continue reading

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THE EINSTEIN PROPHECY: guest post by author Robert Masello

ScienceThrillers welcomes Robert Masello, author of a new history of science-themed thriller novel, The Einstein Prophecy. Masello is not new to ScienceThrillers.com readers. Read his guest post about his 2013 release or the ScienceThrillers review of The Romanov Cross here. Scroll down … Continue reading

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The Poisoner’s Handbook TV docudrama on PBS

A few days ago I posted my review of Deborah Blum’s fascinating science history book The Poisoner’s Handbook (my review of the book is here). I’d put the book at the top of my reading pile partly because I’d heard PBS was … Continue reading

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Book review: THE POISONER’S HANDBOOK by Deborah Blum

ScienceThrillers.com review of The Poisoner’s Handbook by Deborah Blum New PBS production of The Poisoner’s Handbook for the American Experience series premiered on January 7, 2014. Check your local PBS station for time. ScienceThrillers review of PBS production Publication date: 2011 Category: popular science, … Continue reading

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New release book review: DEADLY OUTBREAKS by Alexandra Levitt

ScienceThrillers.com review of Deadly Outbreaks by Alexandra Levitt Publication date: September 1, 2013 Category: narrative popular science (nonfiction) Tech rating (out of 5): Summary (from the publisher): Take a visit to the frontline as scientists fight to solve medical mysteries. Despite advances … Continue reading

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Guest post: CAPACITY FOR MURDER by Bernadette Pajer

An electrical engineer as a sleuth! Today ScienceThrillers has invited author Bernadette Pajer to introduce her wonderful historical science mysteries set in Seattle at the turn of the (20th) century, in the time of Edison and Tesla. The star of … Continue reading

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Science history in fiction: guest post by author William Dietrich

William Dietrich is a NY Times bestselling author and Pulitzer-winning journalist. He has written fifteen books, including historical thrillers that have sold into thirty-one languages, and prize-winning Northwest environmental texts. ScienceThrillers is delighted to share this exclusive guest post by … Continue reading

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