Readership: General readers interested in popular science, the story of DNA, and also in the historical story of women in science.
Jenifer Glynn, Writer and historian
Jenifer Glynn read History at Cambridge and is the author of several books, including Prince of Publishers (1986), about the Victorian publisher George Smith, and The Pioneering Garretts: breaking the barriers for women (2008).
"In this short and intensely personal memoir, Franklin emerges as a warm, self-willed, conscientious, practical, bold, imaginative and caring daughter, sister, niece and aunt." - Georgina Ferry, Times Literary Supplement
1: Notting Hill
2: Childhood and Early Schooling
3: Early Education of a Scientist
4: A Science Student in Wartime Cambridge
5: A False Start
6: Winning the War, with Coals and Carbons
7: Happiness in Paris
8: Misery in London
9: Viruses, Models, and Success