Books by Mary Gribbin

FLOWER HUNTERS by Mary Gribbin
NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: June 1, 2008

"Occasionally staid but erudite portraits of heroic botanists."
Sharp, vest-pocket sketches of a dozen intrepid plant collectors by the veteran popular-science team (Annus Mirabilis: 1905, Albert Einstein, and the Theory of Relativity, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 23, 2005

Bobbing along in the wake of Roger Highfield's Science of Harry Potter (2002), this less-wide-ranging commentary uses select ideas and gadgets from Pullman's epic as springboards for discussions of Newtonian and quantum physics, dark matter, magnetism, multiple universes, chaos theory and a few other topics on science's frontiers. Read full book review >

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

Gribbin, assisted by his occasional co-author Mary, tops himself with this one-volume summary of the current state of scientific knowledge. Read full book review >

RICHARD FEYNMAN by John Gribbin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 21, 1997

Another Feynman biography? Read full book review >

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: July 1, 1996

"A well-written and comprehensive discussion of a sobering but inevitably fascinating subject."
Here is an able summary of the growing body of evidence that Earth has sustained a number of collisions with various large objects from space. Read full book review >