Books written by Jay Ingram

The Science of Why

Simon & Schuster | November 1, 2016 | 224 pages
Ever wonder why onions make you cry? Or why lizards do pushups? Or why leaves change color in the fall? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Acclaimed science writer and broadcaster Jay Ingram wonders the same things. After a long career of asking important questions (Does time speed up as we age?... More Info

The End Of Memory

HarperCollins Publishers | January 19, 2016 | 304 pages
Canada’s bestselling science writer illuminates the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most puzzling and debilitating conditions of the modern era It is a wicked illness that robs its victims of their memories, their ability to think clearly and, ultimately, their lives. For... More Info

The End of Memory

December 30, 2014 | 288 pages
It is a wicked disease that robs its victims of their memories, their ability to think clearly and ultimately their lives. For centuries, those afflicted by Alzheimer's disease have suffered its debilitating effects while family members sit by, watching their loved ones disappear a little more each... More Info

Fatal Flaws

May 14, 2013 | 272 pages
An excellent read.—Quill & Quire (starred review) Most people have never heard of prions. Indeed, most are only-barely aware of the diseases they cause, except, perhaps, for-mad cow disease. Yet prions are the stuff of a revolutionary science—a science that might lead to cures for some of... More Info