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
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Liz Pelton
Yale University Press
LizPelton@​gmail.com

Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries
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Matt Litts, Publicity Director
National Academy Press
MLitts@​NAP.org

Prometheans in the Lab: How Chemistry Made the Modern World
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The Author
McGrayne@​McGrayne.com

Selected Works

Nonfiction
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.
Biographies of 15 women scientists who won a Nobel Prize—or came very close.

“Spellbinding, compelling.”
—The Science Teacher
Biographies of nine chemists whose discoveries solved serious social and technological problems.

“A compelling read… fascinating.”
—Nature

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