Book giveaway: Hollywood Science



Today’s free book is “Hollywood Science: Movies, Science, and the End of the World” by Sydney Perkowitz. (If you click over the Amazon page linked above, you’ll see a review by scibling Brian Switek of Laelaps.)

Remember: To claim the book, be the first commenter to earnestly affirm that you will read and review the book in less than 6 months. Then send me your snail mail address via my science (dot) woman account on google’s mail service.


  1. #1 Female Engineering Professor
    April 2, 2009

    I do so earnestly affirm that I will read and review said book.

  2. #2 Laelaps
    April 2, 2009

    Thanks for the link! Hopefully the book will go to someone who will enjoy it more than I did!

  3. #3 Jon
    April 2, 2009

    I am an Film, Video, and Media Studies Major here at Western Michigan University and I love reading books about movies. Also Sci-Fi movies are my favorite so I would most definitely read this book and provide a review for you.

  4. #4 ScienceWoman
    April 2, 2009

    Female Engineering Professor has successfully claimed the book. We’ll look forward to the review.

  5. #5 skyotter
    April 2, 2009

    i’m interested in any comparison/contrast with the book Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics, which i found mildly disappointing

  6. #6 Pat
    April 2, 2009

    the book was swag at the 2008 NC Science Bloggers conference. I found it interesting but very uneven. I’m looking forward to reading what others think

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