Further Reading

This bibliography contains only English-language works accessible to the general reader on the various aspects of Marie Curie's life. Further references are given in these works.

Brian, Dennis. The Curies: A Biography of the Most Controversial Family in Science. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005.

Curie, Eve. Madame Curie. Translated by Vincent Sheean. 1937. Reprint. New York: Da Capo, 1986. >

Curie, Marie. Pierre Curie. Translated by Charlotte and Vernon Kellogg. New York: Macmillan, 1932. (Marie Curie's Autobiographical Notes are included at the end of Pierre Curie.)

Giroud, Françoise. Marie Curie: A Life. Translated by Lydia Davis. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1986.

Goldsmith, Barbara . Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie.
New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005.

Goldsmith, Maurice. Frédéric Joliot-Curie: A Biography. London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1976.

McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch. Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries. New York: Carol Press, 1998.

Mould, R. F. A Century of X-Rays and Radioactivity in Medicine with Emphasis on Photographic Records of the Early Years. Philadelphia: IOP Publishing, 1993.

Pasachoff, Naomi. Marie Curie and the Science of Radioactivity. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Pflaum, Rosalynd. Grand Obsession: Madame Curie and Her World. New York: Doubleday, 1989.

Quinn, Susan. Marie Curie: A Life. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Rayner-Canham, Marlene and Geoffrey. A Devotion to Their Science: Pioneer Women of Radioactivity. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1997.

Redniss, Lauren. Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie, a tale of love and fallout. New York: itbooks, Harper Collins Publishers, 2011.

Reid, Robert William. Marie Curie. New York: New American Library, 1978.

Romer, Alfred, ed. The Curies: Polonium and Radium, in Radiochemistry and the Discovery of Isotopes. New York: Dover, 1970.

Segrè, Emilio. From X-Rays to Quarks: Modern Physicists and Their Discoveries. San Francisco: Freeman, 1980.

Weart, Spencer R. Scientists in Power. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1979.

Wolke, Robert L. Marie Curie's Doctoral Thesis: Prelude to a Nobel Prize. Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 65, no. 7, pp. 561-573.

Woznicki, Robert. Madame Curie--Daughter of Poland. Miami: American Institute of Polish Culture, 1983.


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