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Selected Works
Nonfiction
The Theory That Would Not Die: How Bayes’ Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy.
The non-mathematical story of the fight over Bayes' rule and its ultimate triumph.
"A rollicking tale of the triumph of a powerful mathematical tool."
—Nature
"If you are not thinking like a Bayesian, perhaps you should be." John Allen Paulos, New York Times Book Review.
Editor's Choice, New York Times Book Review.
Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles and Momentous Discoveries
Biographies of 15 women scientists who won a Nobel Prize—or came very close.
“Spellbinding, compelling.”
—The Science Teacher
Prometheans in the Lab: Chemistry and the Making of the Modern World
Biographies of nine chemists whose discoveries solved serious social and technological problems.
“A compelling read… fascinating.”
—Nature
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