Deborah Blum is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist and the director of the Knight Science Journalism program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is author of books including The Poisoner’s Handbook and has been a columnist for the New York Times and a blogger for Wired.
Interviews with Deborah Blum
Interviews where books by Deborah Blum were recommended
H2O: A Biography of Water
by Phillip Ball
Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie
by Barbara Goldsmith
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
by Sam Kean
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
by Deborah Blum
Why Does Asparagus Make Your Wee Smell?: And 57 other curious food and drink questions
by Andy Brunning
Chemistry plays a vital role in our understanding of life, the universe and the chances of a better future, says Michelle Francl. She chooses five of the best books on the topic—from a biography of water to a portrait of one of the greatest chemists of all time.