Posts Tagged ‘Non Fiction’

The Bestial Virus: The Infectious Origins of Werewolves, Zombies & Vampires

Rabies is one of mankind’s long-feared diseases. And rightfully so: for centuries, a bite from a crazed, slavering animal was almost always a guarantee of a slow warping of the mind and a pained, gruesome demise. A death sentence.

I just recently …

Some musings on Jonah Lehrer’s $20,000 "meh culpa".

Remember some months ago when we were talking about how Jonah Lehrer was making stuff up in his “non-fiction” pop science books ? This was as big enough deal that his publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, recalled print copies of Lehrer’s book Imagi…

Some musings on Jonah Lehrer’s $20,000 "meh culpa".

Remember some months ago when we were talking about how Jonah Lehrer was making stuff up in his “non-fiction” pop science books ? This was as big enough deal that his publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, recalled print copies of Lehrer’s book Imagi…

Christmas present for nerds – what about science books?

Every family has members who enjoy reading non-fiction. And often they particularly enjoy science books. So there’s an idea for Christmas presents. Fortunately, this weeks announcement of the Royal Society’s Winton Prize for Science Books p…

The last climate denier in New Zealand

My entry for the Royal Society of New Zealand’s Manhire Prize for science writing (in the fiction category), made the shortlist but didn’t win. My congratulations to Brian Langham for his story Fourteen [pdf] (and to Renee Liang for her win…

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