Books by Peter Doherty

Peter C. Doherty was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1996. He is currently operating active research programs at both St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, and the University of Melbourne.


THEIR FATE IS OUR FATE by Peter Doherty
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"The author, an enthusiastic bird-watcher, combines bird lore and cutting-edge science in an attractive mix that should inspire citizen scientists to pursue their hobby with renewed vigor and convince others to join in."
Like the canary in the coal mine, "[b]irds in the wild function as a roaming, natural detection system" for environmental pollution and may themselves spread potentially dangerous viruses, writes Nobel laureate Doherty (Microbiology and Immunology/Univ. of Melbourne; The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: Advice for Young Scientists, 2006, etc.). Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2006

"At times amiable and light but with some brain-straining segments, as well."
In somewhat disjunctive fashion, an Australian Nobel laureate (1996) writes about his award, about his own life and research, about the history of the Nobel Prize and about the flaring conflicts between religion and science, especially in the United States. Read full book review >