First Hand Accounts


  • Richard Feynman, 1985. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman (Adventures of a Curious Character).
  • Cliff Stoll, 1989. The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage. And all because of 75 cents....
  • James D. Watson, 1968. The Double Helix.


  • Danica McKellar, 2006. Math Doesn't Suck. Written for teenage girls, this book seeks to squish female math phobia.