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Behind the scenes on Photograh 51

Further Reading

Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler (Oberon Books, 2015)
The text of Michael Grandage Company’s 2015 production of the play at the Noël Coward Theatre. 


Compiled by Associate Director John Haidar. The following books were consulted in preparation for MGC’s production of Photograph 51.

Authier, A. Early Days of X-Ray Crystallography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)

Bernal, J.D. The Freedom from Necessity (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd, 1949)

Brown, A. J.D. Bernal: The Sage of Science (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007)

Cooper, H. and Morrison, P. A Sense of Belonging: Dilemmas of British Jewish Identity (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1991)

Crick, F.H.C. What Mad Pursuit: A Personal View of Scientific Discovery (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1989)

Davies, K. Cracking the Genome (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001)

Ferry, G. Max Perutz and the Secret of Life (London: Pimlico, 2014)

Glazer, A.M. and Thomson, P. Crystal Clear: The Autobiographies of Sir Lawrence and Lady Bragg (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)

Glynn, J. My Sister Rosalind Franklin (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012)

Hager, T. Force of Nature: Life of Linus Pauling (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996)

Hargittai, I. and Hargittai, M. In Our Own Image: Personal Symmetry in Discovery (New York: Kluwer Academic, 2000)

Janeway, E. Man’s World, Woman’s Place: A Study in Social Mythology (London: Michael Joseph, 1971)

Judson, H.F. The Eighth Day of Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Biology (London: Jonathan Cape, 1979)

Maddox, B. Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA (London: Harper Collins, 2002)

Overbye, D. Einstein in Love: A Scientific Romance (London: Bloomsbury, 2001)

Pauling, L. General Chemistry (San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1970)

Perutz, M.F. I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier: Essays on Science, Scientists and Humanity (New York: Cold Spring Harbor Press, 2002)

Quinn, S. Marie Curie: A Life (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1995)

Ripley, M. Francis Crick: Discoverer of the Genetic Code (New York: Harper Perennial, 2011)

Sayre, A. Rosalind Franklin & DNA (New York: Norton, 1975)

Schrödinger, E. What Is Life? (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1944)

Shearer, B.F. and Shearer, B.S. Notable Women in the Life Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary (London: Greenwood Press, 1996)

Sime, R.L. Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996)

Watson, J.D. DNA: The Secret of Life (London: Arrow, 2004)

Watson, J.D. The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA (New York: Athenaeum, 1968)

White, M. Rivals: Conflict as the Fuel of Science (London: Secker and Warburg, 2001)

Wilkins, M.H.F. The Third Man of the Double Helix (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003)