Barbara Goldsmith: "Obsessive Genius" (WW Norton)
The best-selling author and historian examines the myth and reality behind the mother of modern science. Barbara Goldsmith offers a new look at Marie Curie's life within and beyond the laboratory, as she battled social and personal demons to gain her place in the history of both gender and science.
author of "The Straw Man," "Little Gloria ... Happy at Last," "Johnson v. Johnson," and "Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull."