THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE AND NATURE WRITING 2015

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The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2015

Author : Rebecca Skloot
ISBN : 9780544286740
Genre : Literary Collections
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Rebecca Skloot, #1 "New York Times" best-selling author, edits this year svolume of the finestscience and nature writing."
Category: Literary Collections

The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2016

Author : Amy Stewart
ISBN : 9780544749641
Genre : Science
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Science writers get into the game with all kinds of noble, high-minded ambitions. We want to educate. To enlighten,” notes guest editor Amy Stewart in her introduction to The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016. “But at the end of the day, we’re all writers . . . We’re here to play for the folks.” The writers in this anthology brought us the year’s highest notes in the genre. From a Pulitzer Prize–winning essay on the earthquake that could decimate the Pacific Northwest to the astonishing work of investigative journalism that transformed the nail salon industry, this is a collection of hard-hitting and beautifully composed writing on the wonders, dangers, and oddities of scientific innovation and our natural world. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016 includes Kathryn Schulz, Sarah Maslin Nir, Charles C. Mann, Oliver Sacks, Elizabeth Kolbert, Gretel Ehrlich, and others Amy Stewart, guest editor, is the award-winning author of seven books, including her acclaimed Kopp Sisters novels and the bestsellers The Drunken Botanist and Wicked Plants. She and her husband live in Eureka, California, where they own a bookstore called Eureka Books. Tim Folger, series editor, is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines. He lives in Gallup, New Mexico.
Category: Science

The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2014

Author : Deborah Blum
ISBN : 9780544003392
Genre : Science
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“Undeniably exquisite . . . The essays in the collection [are] meditations that reveal not only how science actually happens but also who or what propels its immutable humanity.” — Maria Popova, Brain Pickings “A stimulating compendium.” — Kirkus Reviews Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author Deborah Blum selects the year’s top science and nature writing from writers who balance research with humanity and in the process uncover riveting stories of discovery across the disciplines.
Category: Science

The Best Of The Best Of American Science Writing

Author : Jesse Cohen
ISBN : 9780061875007
Genre : Literary Collections
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For a decade, Ecco has published the most outstanding science writing in America, collected in highly acclaimed annual volumes edited by some of the most impressive and most important names in science and science writing today: James Gleick, Timothy Ferris, Matt Ridley, Oliver Sacks, Dava Sobel, Alan Lightman, Atul Gawande, Gina Kolata, Sylvia Nasar, and Natalie Angier. Now series editor Jesse Cohen invites the previous guest editors to select their favorite essays for this one-of-a-kind anthology. The result is an outstanding compendium—the best science writing of the new millennium, featuring an introduction by the series' 2010 editor and New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think, Jerome Groopman.
Category: Literary Collections

The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2011

Author : Mary Roach
ISBN : 9780547678467
Genre : Science
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The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected—and most popular—of its kind. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011 includes Atul Gawande, Jonathan Franzen, Deborah Blum, Malcolm Gladwell, Oliver Sacks, Jon Mooallem, Jon Cohen, Luke Dittrich, and others
Category: Science

The Best American Essays 2015

Author : Ariel Levy
ISBN : 9780544569621
Genre : Literary Collections
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"New Yorker "magazine staff writer and award-winning essayist Ariel Levy picks the year s best essays, selected from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. "
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The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2003

Author : Richard Dawkins
ISBN : 0618178929
Genre : Literary Collections
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Collects nature- and science-based essays by such authors as Anne Fadiman, Brian Hayes, Cullen Murphy, and Gary Taubes.
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The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2013

Author : Siddhartha Mukherjee
ISBN : 9780544003484
Genre : Science
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Pulitzer Prize–winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, a leading cancer physician and researcher, selects the year’s top science and nature writing from journalists who dive into their fields with curiosity and passion, delivering must-read articles from a wide array of fields.
Category: Science