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David Bodanis
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David Bodanis has taught intellectual history at Oxford and is the author of several books, including The Secret House and E=mc2. A native of Chicago, he lives in London.

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Electric Universe
How Electricity Switched on the Modern World
Written by David Bodanis


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 28, 2006
Price: $15.00

Winner, 2006 Aventis General Prize, which celebrates the very best in popular science writing for adult readers.

In Electric Universe, David Bodanis weaves tales of romance, divine inspiration, and fraud through a lucid account of the invisible force that permeates our universe. In these pages the virtuoso scientists who plumbed the secrets... Read more >

Electric Universe
The Shocking True Story of Electricity
Written by David Bodanis


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 15, 2005
Price: $11.99

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Passionate Minds
Emilie du Chatelet, Voltaire, and the Great Love Affair of the Enlightenment
Written by David Bodanis


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 2, 2007
Price: $16.00

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Also available as an eBook.

Passionate Minds
Emilie du Chatelet, Voltaire, and the Great Love Affair of the Enlightenment
Written by David Bodanis


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $11.99

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