From neurons to nanotech and from quarks to the cosmos, BookLab is the podcast that puts science books under the microscope! Join hosts Dan Falk and Amanda Gefter for a look at the latest in popular science writing: what’s new, what’s hot, and what you ought to be reading right now.

Featured book: Hawking Hawking, by Charles Seife.

Charles Seife’s new biography of Stephen Hawking takes an unflinching look at the good and bad sides of the famous physicist.

And on the nightstand: The Zoologist’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Arik Kershenbaum; and When We Cease to Understand the World, by Benjamin Labatut.

Direct download: BookLab_029.mp3
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