Archives for January, 2011

Another bunch of lists for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure. US News & World Report Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot WGBH/Harvard Book Store The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha…

Managing Scientific Inquiry in a Laboratory the Size of the Web Wake Up, Geek Culture. Time to Die 7 Major Ways We’re Digitizing Our World, And 3 Reasons We Still Want Hardcopies WIRED is dead. Long live the Internet Wikipedia References [in US patent documents] Increase 81 Percent in 2010 2011 Predictions: Top 12 Reasons…

Another couple of lists for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure. I’ve tended not to highlight individual people’s bloggy lists that much here, just for the sake of my sanity and so as not to go too crazy with the number of posts, but I thought that these two list were interesting enough…

Best Science Books 2010: Sunday Times

Another list for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure. This list is from the December 5, 2010 edition of the Sunday Times. Unfortunately, I can’t link to it because they have a paywall between me and the content. I did, however, get access to the full text via one of our article databases.…

A Year of Books: 2010

I’ve been doing this for a few years now, last year, 2008 and 2007 and it seems like an interesting and maybe even useful thing to continue this year. I really enjoy seeing other people’s reading lists (like here, here and here) and enjoy adding my own to the mix. So, below you’ll find a…

I have a whole pile of science-y book reviews on two of my older blogs, here and here. Both of those blogs have now been largely superseded by or merged into this one. So I’m going to be slowly moving the relevant reviews over here. I’ll mostly be doing the posts one or two per…

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