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Robin Marantz Henig

Robin Marantz Henig is a science writer whose books include The Monk in the Garden: The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel (Mariner, 2001). Her ninth book, Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck?, is co-authored with her daughter Samantha Henig and is forthcoming from Penguin. She is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine.


How to Write Science

Fall 2012 | Criticism

The Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code. By Sam Kean. Science is a tough sell. Even science geeks who enter college intending to major in one of the STEM subjects (science, technology, e [...]