Philip Ball

Philip Ball
Jerry Bauer

Philip Ball is the author of, most recently, Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color (FSG, 2002), which was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He lives in London with his wife.


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Critical Mass

Philip Ball
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Are there “natural laws” that govern the ways in which humans behave and organize themselves, just as there are physical laws that govern the motions of atoms...


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The Devil's Doctor

Philip Ball
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombast von Hohenheim, who called himself Paracelsus, stands at the cusp of medieval and modern times. A contemporary of...


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