Books by Lauren Redniss
NPR stories about Lauren Redniss
These five books take us inside the minds of a founding father and the father of the iPod; the vexing artists who brought us Starry Night and Slaughterhouse-Five; and the couple whose scientific discoveries changed the world in awesome, and awful, ways.
In her new, stunning visual biography, Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout, Lauren Redniss describes (and draws) the marriage and discoveries of the famous scientific couple.
This baker's dozen of picks for the booklovers on your list spans a range from American masters to Mexican pinups, panoramas to punk rock, cartoons to caterpillars. Why ask why? Enjoy!