Adrienne Mayor

Finalist, 2009 National Book Awards

Adrienne Mayor is a research scholar in classics and the history of science at Stanford University. She has written five books, including The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, which was a 2009 National Book Award Finalist and won a 2010 Independent Publisher Book Award for Biography. Her work has been translated into ten languages. She is a regular contributor to the award-winning history of science website Wonders and Marvels.
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Adrienne Mayor

Adrienne Mayor is a research scholar in classics and the history of science at Stanford University. She has written five books, including The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, which was a 2009 National Book Award Finalist and won a 2010 Independent Publisher Book Award for Biography. Her work has been translated into ten languages. She is a regular contributor to the award-winning history of science website Wonders and Marvels.

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