The Best American Science Writing

The Best American Science Writing

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The eleventh edition of the popular annual series that Kirkus Reviews hails as "superb brain candy," The Best American Science Writing 2010 is a sterling collection of the most crucial, thought-provoking, and engaging science writing of the year. Edited by New York Times bestselling author and New Yorker staff writer Jerome Groopman and series editor Jesse Cohen, The Best American Science Writing 2010 offers provocative looks at the latest scientific developments--from the fields of genetics, environmentalism, astronomy, biochemistry, and more--and is an absolute must read for any fan of popular science.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 22.86mm | 294.83g
  • Ecco Press
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2010 ed.
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0061852511
  • 9780061852510
  • 459,594

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Edited by New York Times bestselling author Jerome Groopman, The Best American Science Writing 2010 collects in one volume the most crucial, thought-provoking, and engaging science writing of the year. Distinguished by new and impressive voices as well as some of the foremost names in science writing--David Dobbs, Elizabeth Kolbert, and Larissa MacFarquhar among them--this eleventh edition features outstanding journalism from a wide variety of publications, providing a comprehensive overview of the year's most compelling, relevant, and exciting developments in the world of science. Provocative and engaging, The Best American Science Writing 2010 reveals just how far science has brought us--and where it is headed next.show more

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