New class: “Readings 
in 
Science 
Journalism: 
Four
 Great
 Books 
on
 Science
 
and 
How 
the 
Authors 
Wrote
 Them”

The Readings:

  1. Michael 
Pollan,
 Botany
 of 
Desire


  2. Richard
 P.
 Feynman,
 Surely 
You’re
 Joking, 
Mr.
 Feynman

  3. John 
McPhee, 
Basin
 and
 Range

  4. Tracy
 Kidder, 
The 
Soul 
of 
a 
New 
Machine


The Particulars

  • Science and Agriculture Journalism 4301 (section 2), Journalism 4301 (section 5) or Journalism 7050
  • Tuesday and Thursday 
11:00­ to12:15 
for
 five
 weeks
 only!














 (Aug.
21 – ­Sept.
20)
  • Prerequisites:
 English 
1000
  • Learn about journalistic book-lenght storytelling by prizewinning authors. Analyze and write about these books, their writers and the issues raised by content and technique.
  • For more information or to get the permission number, contact Bill Allen, Asst. Professor of Science Journalism at allenwi@missouri.edu
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