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This list is usually the very, very last of the best books lists of the year. It’s a good list, but since it’s UK-based there are a number of books that we probably won’t be seeing on North American shores for another year or so. I’ll probably get around to updating my 2009 summary list…

Books I’d Like to Read

For your reading and collection development pleasure: 137: Jung, Pauli, and the Pursuit of a Scientific Obsession by Arthur I. Miller “The history is fascinating, as are the insights into the personalities of these great thinkers.”–New Scientist Is there a number at the root of the universe? A primal number that everything in the world…

Books I’d Like to Read

It’s been quite a long while since I’ve done one of these. Here are some recently noticed books that look interesting from either a collection development or a professional development point of view. Fans, Friends And Followers: Building An Audience And A Creative Career In The Digital Age by Scott Kirsner An essential guide for…

For the last little while I’ve been compiling lists from various media sources giving their choices for the best books of 2009. Some of the lists have been from general media sources, in which case I’ve just extracted the science-related books. From science publications, I’ve included most or all of the mentioned titles. What I’m…

A big list of 35 titles in various categories: Astronomy, Biography, Biology, Climatology, Environmental Science, Evolution, Geology, Health Sciences, History of Science, Mathematics, Natural History, Neurology, Oceanography, Paleontology, Physics, Psychology, Science, Technology, Zoology. This particular list that Library Journal does every year is one that I always use for collection development. I’ll order pretty well…

I’ve always been a huge vampire fan — I watched my first Dracula movie when I was about 8-10 years old, on TV, one of the vintage Hammer films with Christopher Lee. I read the original novel when I was a teenager and was a fan of the Marvel comic versions as well. Since then,…

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