JAY A. LABINGER
BOOK REVIEWS
(Updated 5/1/15)

1. Richard Powers, "The Gold Bug Variations," 1991. Engineering & Science, 1992, 55 (4), 41-2. (pdf)

2. Alan Lightman, "Einstein's Dreams," 1993. Engineering & Science, 1993, 56 (3), 38-9. (pdf)

3. Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch, "The Golem: What Everyone Should Know about Science," 1993. Engineering & Science, 1993, 57 (1), 39-40. (pdf)

4. Paul R. Gross and Norman Levitt, "Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science," 1994. Chemical & Engineering News, 1995, 73 (9 January), 27-8 (with S. J. Weininger). (pdf)

5. John Horgan, "The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the Scientific Age," 1996. Engineering & Science, 1996, 60 (4), 28-9. (pdf)

6. Roald Hoffmann, "The Same and Not the Same," 1995. The Chemical Intelligencer 1997, 3 (1), 59-60. (pdf)

7. Ronald Breslow, "Chemistry — Today and Tomorrow," 1996. J. Chem. Educ., 1997, 74(September), 1050. (pdf)

8. Felice Frankel and George M. Whitesides, "On the Surface of Things: Images of the Extraordinary in Science," 1997. Engineering & Science, 1998, 62 (1), 35-6. (pdf)

9. Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch, "The Golem at Large: What You Should Know about Technology," 1998; and “The Golem: What You Should Know about Science (2nd Ed.)," 1998. Physics World, 1999, 12 (February), 40. (pdf)

10. Michael Ruse, “Mystery of Mysteries: Is Evolution a Social Construction?” 1999. Chemical & Engineering News, 1999 , 77 (9 August), 40-1. (pdf)

11. Jerome Berson, "Chemical Creativity: Ideas from the Work of Woodward, Hückel, Meerwein, and Others," 1999. Science, 1999, 285, 2075. (pdf)

12. Joe Schwarcz, “Radar, Hula Hoops and Playful Pigs: 67 Digestible Commentaries on the Fascinating Chemistry of Everyday Life,”1999. J. Chem. Educ., 2000, 77 (July), 834. (pdf)

13. Peter Parnell, "QED," 2001; Carl Djerassi and Roald Hoffmann, "Oxygen," 2001. Engineering & Science, 2001, 65 (1), 33-4. (pdf)

14. Christopher Frayling, “Mad, Bad and Dangerous: The Scientist and the Cinema,” 2005. Science, 2005, 310, 1770-1. (pdf)

15. Philip Ball, "Elegant Solutions: Ten Beautiful Experiments in Chemistry," 2005. Chemical & Engineering News 2006, 84 (4 September), 56-7. (pdf)

16. Jonah Lehrer, “Proust was a Neuroscientist,” 2007; and David Edwards, “Artscience: Creativity in the Post-Google Generation,” 2008. Science, 2008, 319, 1763. (pdf)

17. Allegra Goodman, “Intuition,” 2006. Engineering & Science, 2008, 71 (2), 37-8. (pdf)

18. Steven Shapin, “The Scientific Life: A Moral History of a Late Modern Vocation,” 2008. Phys. Today, 2009, 62 (March), 54. (pdf)

19. Theodore L. Brown, “Imperfect Oracle: The Epistemic and Moral Authority of Science,” 2009. Tradition and Discovery, 2008-2010, 36 (3), 17-9. (pdf)

20. Morton A. Myers, "Prize Fight: The Race and the Rivalry to be the First in Science," 2012. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 5681–2. (pdf)