Books by Ruth Hubbard

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"Taken individually, the pieces are invariably clear and sometimes even compelling, but the book as a whole lacks cohesion and seems to be unsure of its purpose."
A rather odd assortment of old and new thoughts by Harvard's most articulate feminist biologist. Read full book review >
EXPLODING THE GENE MYTH by Ruth Hubbard
NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 1993

"The moral of the story is that the pendulum swings both ways, but the truth lies somewhere in the middle. (Seven illustrations)"
Harvard biologist and feminist Hubbard and her son (as well as her Nobel laureate husband, George Wald) have long championed the antibiotechnology cause, raising the specter of genetic determinism, eugenics, and social control (read ``fascism'') that they see as imminent in genetics research. Read full book review >