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A Feast of Science

By Dr. Joe Schwarcz


An entertaining and digestible volume that demystifies science, from the author of over a dozen bestselling popular science books

Crave answers?  Dr. Joe Schwarcz demystifies the chemistry of everyday life, serving up practical knowledge to both inform and entertain. Guaranteed ... Read more

Dr. Joe and What You Didn't Know

By Dr. Joe Schwarcz

From Beethoven's connection to plumbing to why rotten eggs smell like sulfur, the technical explanations included in this scientific primer tackle 99 chemistry-related questions and provide answers designed to inform and entertain.

Fly in the Ointment, The

By Dr. Joe Schwarcz

This entertaining examination of everyday science from the fanciful to the factual covers topics ranging from pesticides and environmental estrogens to lipsticks and garlic.

Let Them Eat Flax!

By Dr. Joe Schwarcz


A mouth-watering collection of enlightening essays on the science of what we eat and how we live, from bestselling author Dr. Joe Schwarcz

Do you know if your waiter sings in the bathroom? Or if the lady who whipped up the icing on your cake wore false fingernails? When was ... Read more

Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules

By Dr. Joe Schwarcz


A healthy dose of scientific skepticism in the information age, from bestselling author Dr. Joe Schwarz

The internet is a powerful beast; no matter what question you may have, the answer is just a few keystrokes away. But with so many sources available, and so many conflicting ... Read more

Science, She Loves Me

Edited by Mary Anne Moser

Science is often perceived as the cool pursuit of objective knowledge, yet most scientists will tell you that it was a personal experience that attracted them to their field of choice. Science, She Loves Me is a powerful and engaging collection for science educators and communicators ... Read more

That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles

By Dr. Joe Schwarcz


Dr. Joe Schwarcz breaks down the fascinating chemistry that’s all around us in this intriguing look at everyday science

Interesting anecdotes and engaging tales make science fun, meaningful, and accessible. Separating sense from nonsense and fact from myth, these essays cover ... Read more