Me, Myself and Why
Searching for the Science of Self

"[A] writer with keen intelligence, curiosity, a spirit of adventure, and a sense of humor. Solid science well infused with readable history, pop culture and personal stories.--Kirkus Reviews

"An entertaining, insightful, and thoughtful reflection on our assumptions about ourselves and the mystery that is at the heart of the human story." -- Booklist

"From an author with a flair for making complex subjects simple comes a clear, direct tour of the biology of the self." -- Publishers Weekly

The Calculus Diaries
How Math Can Help You Lose Weight, Win in Vegas, and Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

"[A] great primer for anyone who needs to get over their heebie-jeebies about an upcoming calculus class, or for anyone who's ever wondered how calculus fits into everyday life and wants to be entertained, too!" - Danica McKellar, New York Times bestselling author of Math Doesn't Suck and Hot X: Algebra Exposed

"This dash through a daunting discipline bursts with wry wit." - Discover Magazine

"I haven't had this much fun learning math since I watched the Count on Sesame Street when I was three. And the Count never talked about log flumes or zombies. So The Calculus Diaries wins the day." - A.J. Jacobs, New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically

The Physics of the Buffyverse

"Blending fizzy pop culture with serious science... [she] makes an earnest effort to introduce the laws of physics to couch potatoes in a relatively painless way." - New York Times Book Review

"Ouellette writes in a style that is both charmingly accessible and noncondescending." - Seattle Times

"If you dig science, vampires and the like, give The Physics of the Buffyverse a try." - Pop Candy, USA Today

Black Bodies and Quantum Cats
Tales from the Annals of Physics

"... bursts with answers for curious adults." - Washington Post Book World

"[Ouellette's] delightful history of scientific principles and her pop-culture speckled explanation of physics from, well, quantum cats to string theory soothes the inner science geek and enlightens the curious." - Washington Post Express

"... remarkably fresh and immensely readable..." - Publishers Weekly

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