Books by Marlene Zuk

NON-FICTION
Released: March 18, 2013

"Nothing beats good hard data to debunk myths, and Zuk offers plenty."
Zuk (Univ. of California, Riverside; Sex on Six Legs: Lessons on Life, Love, and Language from the Insect World, 2011, etc.) takes on those who say we are ill-suited to modern life because we are trapped in our Stone Age bodies. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Plenty of intriguing questions to ponder as Zuk informs adults in a droll style that may also turn on younger readers. After all, entomology is still a field that can begin, as it did for her, with venturing into the yard to collect stuff in a glass jar."
A global sampling of the clever lives and loves of our six-legged friends. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

"Sure, some of this is over the top, and Zuk is certainly not arguing against sanitation, clean water, vaccines and drugs. But her basic point—that parasites will always be with us and not always against us—is well taken."
You are what infests you—and that's not all bad, declares Zuk (Biology/UC-Riverside). Read full book review >