Discussion Forums - Technology & Science

Topic: BONK! book recommendations

Club rule - Please, if you cannot be courteous and respectful, do not post in this forum.
  Unlock Forum posting with Annual Membership.
Subject: BONK! book recommendations
Date Posted: 8/21/2008 10:56 AM ET
Member Since: 4/7/2007
Posts: 335
Back To Top

Book recommendations for readers interested in the sciences: I'm currently reading this great, amusing, scientific book by Mary Roach entitled BONK.  It's the science of sex, written with humor.  Go figure.

Another excellent book is Diane Ackerman's An Alchemy of Mind.  Naturalist/poet/author writing about the workings of the brain.  Fascinating and beautifully written. 


Date Posted: 8/23/2008 9:34 PM ET
Member Since: 6/19/2007
Posts: 5,931
Back To Top

I just finished Roach's other books, Stiff & Spook (Stiff I'd give 4/5, Spook 3/5) and Bonk is next on my TBR list.

Also really enjoyed "The Family that Couldn't Sleep" "Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation" and "An American Plague"

And after Bonk, I plan to read "The Ghost Map" about the cholera epidemic in London.