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Polly Shulman - Author

Polly Shulman has written about edible jellyfish, Egyptian tombs, infinity, blind dates, books, brains, centenarians, circuses, and cinematic versions of Jane Austen novels, for The New York Times, Discover, Newsday, Salon, Slate, Scientific American, Archaeology, and The Village Voice, among others. She edits news stories about fossils, meteors, the ocean, the weather, and the planets for Science magazine. She collects Victorian jewelry made of human hair, puts cayenne pepper in her chocolate cookies, and reads forgotten books with frontispieces.

She is an alumna of Hunter College High School, Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics, and Yale University, where she majored in math. She has never dared to crash a dance, but in tenth grade she did write a proof for math class in the form of a sonnet. She grew up in New York City, where she lives with her husband, Andrew Nahem, and their parakeet, Olive.

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The Wells Bequest
Polly Shulman
It was an evening like any other for Leo Novikov. That is until a miniature version of himself appears before his eyes ...from the future! Not only that, he's riding on some kind of weird machine, with his arms wrapped...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/09/2013
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The Grimm Legacy
Polly Shulman
September 2012 Debut of the Month. Full of wit and invention, this is a terrific story which imaginatively blends motifs from fairy stories into a present day adventure. When Elizabeth gets a job in the New York Circulating Material Library...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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