Another bunch of lists for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure.


Wichita Eagle

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The Daily Beast

  • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal-Sentinel (and here)

  • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum

The Express

  • Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey by Rachel Hewitt

  • Weeds: How Vagabond Plants Crashed Civilization and Changed the Way We Think About Nature by Richard Mabey

I’m always looking for recommendations and notifications of book lists as they appear in various media outlets. If you see one that I haven’t covered, please let me know at jdupuis at yorku dot ca or in the comments.

I am picking up a lot of lists from Largehearted Boy.

Earlier entries in this year’s list of lists can be found here and the 2009 summary post here.

Comments

  1. #1 Jim Higgins
    December 29, 2010

    Thanks, John, for linking to my list in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. I was also pretty fond of Deborah Blum’s “The Poisoner’s Handbook”:
    http://www.jsonline.com/entertainment/arts/85562397.html

  2. #2 John Dupuis
    December 29, 2010

    JIm, you’re welcome. I’ve added your mention of Blum’s book to your list.

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