LISA MARGONELLI has written for the San Francisco Chronicle, Wired, Business 2.0, Discover, and Jane. The recipient of a Sundance Institute Fellowship and an Excellence in Journalism award from the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists,
"Margonelli does not always clearly convey the technical nature of termite research for general readers, but she succeeds in piquing interest in an unlikely subject.
Science writer Margonelli (Oil on the Brain: Adventures from the Pump to the Pipeline, 2007) explores the mysterious realms of an insect that has always gotten a bad rap.Read full book review >
"A study of the substance around which world history seems to increasingly turn that's hampered by hectic, rambling prose replete with strained metaphors and some unconvincing theorizing."
Oil's unlikely journey from giant rigs in the Persian Gulf to your street-corner gas station.
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