Another list for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure.
- On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition by Charles Darwin with David Quammen
- The Six-Cornered Snowflake by Johannes Kepler
- The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean
- Star Vistas: A Collection of Fine Art Astrophotography by Greg Parker and Noel Carboni
- America In Space: NASA’s First Fifty Years by Steven Dick, Robert Jacobs, Constance Moore, and Bertram Ulrich
- Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach
- Sizing up the Universe: The Cosmos in Perspective by J. Richard Gott and Robert J. Vanderbei
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
- Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln’s Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities by Amy Stewart
- Breaking the Time Barrier: The Race to Build the First Time Machine by Jenny Randles
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.