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Rebecca Coffey

Rebecca Coffey

Rebecca Coffey is a science and culture journalist (Scientific American, Discover Magazine, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, Vermont Public Radio,, the book Unspeakable Truths and Happy Endings, and the essay collection Science and Lust). She is also a humorist (the book Nietzsche’s Angel Food Cake: And Other Recipes for the Intellectually Famished) and a novelist (Hysterical: Anna Freud’s Story). More info is at

Emma and Charles Darwin

Darwin in Love

Charles Darwin, who of all people should have known better, married his first cousin. Did his love for Emma color his later works?