best science books 2010

Category archives for best science books 2010

A real straggler of a list for your reading and collection development pleasure. Alex’s Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages by Guy Deutscher The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table…

I just got an email from the administers of this award: $10,000 Lane Anderson Award Shortlist Announced Celebrating the Best Science Writing in Canada The six finalists competing for the 2010 Lane Anderson Award were announced today by Hollister Doll and Sharon Fitzhenry, Directors of the Fitzhenry Family Foundation. The annual Lane Anderson Award honours…

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TILoHL) by Rebecca Skloot was far and away the top science book of the year in my Best Science Books 2010: The top books of the year post from last month. In that post I took all the Best Science Books 2010 posts and tallied up the books with…

Every year for the last few years I’ve collected lists of notable science books from various media sources. I certainly continued this tradition for books published in 2010! I can tell it’s a very popular service from the hit stats I see for the blog and from the number of keyword searches on “science books…

Another list for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure. The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change by Clive Hamilton Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by…

Another list for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure. The World According to Monsanto by Marie-Monique Robin The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of Elements by Sam Kean Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill…

Another list for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure. Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly What’s Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption by Rachel Botsman I…

Another bunch of lists for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure. USA Today The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Chicago Sun-Times The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot American Association for the Advancement of Science The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe by Loree Griffin Burns…

Another list for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure. You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto by Jaron Lanier Deadliest Sea: The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History by Kalee Thompson Lunatic Express: Discovering the World… Via Its Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Trains and Planes by Carl Hoffman Packing…

Another bunch of lists for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure. The Australian Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer The Independent Bad Ideas?: An arresting history of our inventions: How Our Finest Inventions Nearly Finished Us Off by Robert M. L. Winston Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society: 350…

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