The stories behind scientific peculiarities
Karl Sabbagh is a writer and television producer. He has written on a wide range of non-fiction subjects and his books include The Living Body, Skyscraper, Power into Art, A Rum Affair, Dr. Riemann's Zeroes, Palestine: A Personal History and Your Case is Hopeless.
'Mature, clear and unobtrusive...cracking stories to whet your appetite as you dip in and out' - BBC Focus Magazine a brilliant, wonderfully entertaining book, which ensures that every reader will learn something new - Shropshire Star'Engaging and entertaining' - Daily MailA great book to dip into, and if you like television shows like QI, you will be hooked from the first page. The tone is light but scholarly, stimulating thought as much as dispensing knowledge - Daily Telegraph