Our debut book, How to Win Friends and Influence Fungi: Collected Quirks of Science, Tech, Math, and Engineering from Nerd Nite (St. Martin’s Press, an imprint of Macmillan), features contributions from 71 of our favorite STEM-centric presentations from all over the globe since 2003! Buy now online or at a local bookstore near you and/or listen to an excerpt from the audiobook.
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Tour: Check out our book tour schedule here in February and March 2024
PRAISE & REVIEWS
“How to Win Friends and Influence Fungi feels like the science book we never knew we wrote! It’s fun, accessible, and packed full of the kinds of factoids and knowledge that we love to share on our own podcast. Message to all the schools everywhere – get this on your shelves immediately!”
–Charles W. “Chuck” Bryant and Josh Clark – Stuff You Should Know podcast
Check out this “rollicking” review by the esteemed Publishers Weekly
Check out this review by Scientific American calling it the reviewer’s ‘new holy bible’
“As I can testify from personal experience, Nerd Nite is one of the greatest achievements of the human species.”
-Michael Caruso, CEO and Publisher, The New Republic
“A sheer delight.”
-Jad Abumrad Founder and Former Co-Host, NPR’s Radiolab
“[This] is the most fun I’ve had with a popular science book in a long time. There’s a 100% chance that this book will blow your mind and make you laugh, but there’s also the distinct possibility that you’ll learn something life-changing — or at least how to get rid of that hangover.
-Erin Barker, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Story Collider
Check out this review by Kirkus Reviews calling it “an enjoyable romp through the back alleys of scientific research, proving that knowledge and fun can easily go together.”