19 January, 2015
Kanta Dihal considers an unusual memoir that demystifies physics
8 December, 2014
Martin Willis explores what we should value in literature's engagement with science and in the study of that engagement.
Secord's Visions of Science weaves together the politics, press, and science of the early nineteenth century.
Henchman's The Starry Sky Within is a thought-provoking interdisciplinary work that requires some astronomical expertise.
Watt Smith traces the ways in which the perception and understanding of looking and observing changed from 1872 to 1918.
27 October, 2014
Blood offers an unexpected and challenging investigation into the role of blood, occuping a crucial space at the centre of the Western canon.
3 June, 2014
Kolbert relates scientifically valid theories in a refreshingly neutral tone as a powerful warning against anthropogenic destruction.
25 November, 2013
Rachel Bowlby's exploration of changing conceptions of parenthood results in a convincing, if not entirely cohesive argument, finds Eleanor Hamblen.
10 June, 2013
Strictly hyphenated manic-depression is posited as a genre of mental experience in a timely look at bipolar disorder.
27 May, 2013
The aim is laudable but the results are disappointing in this new approach to Romantic culture through botany.