In Retrospect: From The Pill To The Pen

In Retrospect: From The Pill To The Pen

By: Carl Djerassi (author)Paperback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.


These are the reflections of a nonagenarian polymath describing the shift from a fifty-year-long career as a world-famous chemist to a subsequent twenty-five-year immersion in "science-in-fiction" and "science-in-theater," which is virtually unique among contemporary scientists. Sharply self-critical, yet full of humor, this autobiographical account covers themes such as the future of sex in an age of technological reproduction, the history of the Pill seen through the eyes of one of its inventors, innovative - even unique - pedagogic experiments, the insoluble homelessness of a refugee, suicide, and art collecting. This book is also heavily illustrated with 94 individual pictures.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781783265329
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781783265329
  • ISBN10: 1783265329

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly