Books by Trevor Norton

Trevor Norton is Professor of Marine Biology at the University of Liverpool. He is the author of much-admired works of popular natural history.

Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Though some chapters (e.g., 'A Diet of Worms') shouldn't be read over breakfast, Norton conveys more than just a carnival of the grotesque; he also introduces forgotten and under-appreciated scientists whose curious curiosity saved lives."
Grab a mug of hydrochloric acid and prepare to meet some of the wackiest and wisest people in the history of science. Read full book review >
Released: June 30, 2006

"A chattily erudite account of the author's personal pilgrimage."
Marine biologist Norton (Stars Beneath the Sea, 2000, etc.) chronicles his enviable peripatetic life. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2000

"A seaworthy effort. (b&w photos, illustrations)"
Lively, encapsulated histories of a dozen or so adventurers, scientists, and eccentrics who experimented to discover ways to plumb the depths of the ocean, written by British scientist Trevor (Marine Biology/Univ. of Liverpool). Read full book review >