Deborah Blum is an author and journalist who wrote The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Origins of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York. She spent twenty years as a newspaper science journalist, winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for her reporting on primate research, which she converted into the book The Monkey Wars.
- The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
- The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
- Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection
- Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death
- A Field Guide for Science Writers: The Official Guide of the National Association of Science Writers