Yep, that’s me: Trivia Queen

Apparently The Story of Western Science offers readers an unusually good chance of winning at their local pub’s Trivia Night. Or, you know, Jeopardy. ” This easy-to-read, incredibly [...]

Publication day!

Today’s publication day for Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education! So I’ll just be deworming sheep and then heading to the office. When your first book [...]

Thanks, Booklist!

Booklist Reviews 2015 May #1 When Lucretius pondered the “ceaseless motion” of atoms, he inscribed ancient science in lapidary poetry. But Bauer identifies Lucretius as but one link [...]

KIRKUS reviews the Story of Science!

Note: W. W. Norton has now retitled the book “The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory.”  The first big industry review of The Story of [...]

And the winners are…

Julie from Trinity, NC, home schooling this year for the first time and using classical methods Debbie from Florida, mother of two girls, aged ten and eleven Tabitha from Florida, a reader of The [...]

The drawing is complete!

I am so grateful for everyone who posted to the galley give-away contest, and I wish I had many more copies to distribute! I did dig up a couple more, so we drew eight names from the 776 comments [...]

Galley Giveaway!

I am thrilled to report that the galleys (prepublication copies) of The Story of Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory have arrived! And I’d like to share them with [...]