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Ann Druyan

Ann Druyan is an award-winning writer and producer whose credits include the motion picture Contact and the documentary series Cosmos—both the PBS original as well as the 2014 revival on Fox. With her husband, Carl Sagan, she was the co-author of Comet and Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors and the editor of The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God. She was also the creative director of NASA’s Voyager Interstellar Message Project. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, Parade, and many other publications.


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Written by Carl Sagan, Foreword by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Introduction by Ann Druyan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | December 2013
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-53943-4 (0-345-53943-5)


Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space... Read more

The Demon-Haunted World
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | February 1997
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-40946-1 (0-345-40946-9)

A prescient warning of a future we now inhabit, where fake news stories and Internet conspiracy theories play to a disaffected American populace

A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought.”—Los...
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Pale Blue Dot
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | September 1997
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-37659-6 (0-345-37659-5)

“Fascinating . . . memorable . . . revealing . . . perhaps the best of Carl Sagan’s books.”—The Washington Post Book World (front page review)

In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around... Read more

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | September 1993
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-38472-0 (0-345-38472-5)

"Dazzling...A feast. Absorbing and elegantly written, it tells of theorigins of life on earth, describes its variety and charaacter, and culminates in a discussion of human nature and teh complex traces ofhumankind's evolutionary past...It is an amazing story masterfully told."
World renowned scientist Carl Sagan and acclaimed author Ann Druyan... Read more

The Varieties of Scientific Experience
Written by Carl Sagan, Edited by Ann Druyan
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | November 2007
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-311262-4 (0-14-311262-7)

Carl Sagan's prophetic vision of the tragic resurgence of fundamentalism and the hope-filled potential of the next great development in human spirituality

The late great astronomer and astrophysicist describes his personal search to understand the nature of the sacred in the vastness of the cosmos. Exhibiting a breadth of intellect... Read more