Books by Dick Teresi

Released: March 13, 2012

"A provocative, if one-sided, examination of important ethical issues and the still-unresolved question of what constitutes death."
Science writer Teresi (Lost Discoveries: The Ancient Roots of Modern Science—From the Babylonians to the Maya, 2002, etc.) claims that the rights of organ donors are being violated by the medical profession. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"The importance and pleasure of science's multicultural history gets a proper hearing, and a stout set of legs to stand on."
The often suppressed or overlooked scientific work of non-Western thinkers is given a clear-eyed airing by science historian Teresi (The God Particle, not reviewed) and found to be deeply impressive. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 20, 1993

"A highly knowledgeable insider's look at the world of physics- -wrapped in a bright, shiny, purely delightful package."
Lederman, the 70-year-old Nobel-winning experimental physicist and former director of Fermilab, takes the reader on a rollicking tour of mankind's two-thousand-year search for the nature of matter and lets the public in on what grand discoveries may lie ahead. Read full book review >