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  • Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 9781328987808
    • Manufacturer: Best American Paper

    “This is one of the most exciting times in the history of science,” New York Times-bestselling author Sam Kean proclaims in his introduction to The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018. “Things aren’t perfect by any means. But there are more scientists making more discoveries in more places about more things than ever before.” Th... [read more]

  • Best American Science and Nature Writing 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 1328715515
    • Manufacturer: Best American Paper

    “Undeniably exquisite . . . Reveal[s] not only how science actually happens but also who or what propels its immutable humanity.” —Maria Popova   “An excellent introduction to the key issues in science today.” —P. D. Smith, Guardian   “[A] stellar compendium . . . Delightful to read.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review A renown... [read more]

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2019 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 1328519007
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    Sy Montgomery, New York Times best-selling author and recipient of numerous awards, edits this year’s volume of the finest science and nature writing.New York Times best-selling author of How to Be a Good Creature, The Soul of an Octopus, The Good Good Pig, and more, Sy Montgomery, selects the year’s top science and nature writing from write... [read more]

  • Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 9780544748996
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Best American Paper

    Science writers get into the game with all kinds of noble, high-minded ambitions. We want to educate. To enlighten,” notes guest editor Amy Stewart in her introduction to The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016. “But at the end of the day, we’re all writers . . . We’re here to play for the folks.” The writers in this anthology b... [read more]

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 054428674X
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    The Best American Series   The next edition in a series praised as “undeniably exquisite” (Maria Popova), The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 includes work from both award-winning writers and up-and-coming voices in the field. From Brooke Jarvis on deep-ocean mining to Elizabeth Kolbert on New Zealand’s unconventional conserv... [read more]

  • The Best of the Best of American Science Writing (The Best American Science Writing)

    • ISBN: 0061875007
    • Manufacturer: Ecco

    For a decade, Ecco has published the most outstanding science writing in America, collected in highly acclaimed annual volumes edited by some of the most impressive and most important names in science and science writing today: James Gleick, Timothy Ferris, Matt Ridley, Oliver Sacks, Dava Sobel, Alan Lightman, Atul Gawande, Gina Kolata, Sylvia Nas... [read more]

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 054400342X
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    “Undeniably exquisite . . . The essays in the collection [are] meditations that reveal not only how science actually happens but also who or what propels its immutable humanity.” — Maria Popova, Brain Pickings“A stimulating compendium.” — Kirkus ReviewsPulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author Deborah Blum selects the year’s to... [read more]

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 0547002599
    • Brand: Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    Elizabeth Kolbert, one of today's leading environmental journalists, edits this year's volume of the finest science and nature writing. Bringing together promising new voices and prize-winning favorites, this collection is "a delight for any fan of popular science" (Publishers Weekly).

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2007 (The Best American Series ®)

    • UPC: 046442722315
    • ISBN: 0618722319
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    "Science is about not knowing and wanting badly to know. Science is about flawed and complicated human beings trying to use whatever tools they've got, along with their minds, to see something strange and new. In that sense, writing about science is just another way of writing about the human condition." -- from the introduction by Richard PrestonT... [read more]

  • The Best American Science & Nature Writing 2005 (Best American)

    • UPC: 046442273435
    • ISBN: 0618273433
    • Manufacturer: Best American

    The Best American series has been the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction since 1915. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of periodicals. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the very best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made ... [read more]

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2008 (The Best American Series ®)

    • UPC: 046442834476
    • ISBN: 0618834478
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    “The articles . . . draw the reader more tightly into the web of the world. They forge links in unexpected ways. They connect us to nature and to each other, and those connections nourish the intellect and uplift the spirit.”—Jerome Groopman, M.D., editorThis year’s Best American Science and Nature Writing offers another rich assortment of ... [read more]

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2006 (The Best American Series)

    • UPC: 046442722223
    • ISBN: 061872222X
    • Manufacturer: Best American

    In his introduction to The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2006, Brian Greene writes that "science needs to be recognized for what it is: the ultimate in adventure stories."The twenty-five pieces in this year's collection take you on just such an adventure. Natalie Angier probes the origins of language, Paul Raffaele describes a remote Ama... [read more]

  • Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 0544973984
    • Manufacturer: Best American Paper

    “This volume showcases the nuanced, playful, ever-expanding definitions of the genre and celebrates its current renaissance.” —Washington Post Science fiction and fantasy can encompass so much, from far-future deep-space sagas to quiet contemporary tales to unreal kingdoms and beasts. But what the best of these stories do is the same across t... [read more]

  • The Best American Science Writing 2012

    • ISBN: 0062117912
    • Manufacturer: Ecco

    The Best American Science Writing 2012 is yet another endlessly fascinating and mind-expanding installment of the popular science series that Kirkus Reviews calls, “Superb brain candy.” Edited by renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku, co-founder of string field theory, this collection contains the most engaging and p... [read more]

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2010 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 9780547327846
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    Freeman Dyson, renowned physicist and public intellectual, edits this year’s volume of the finest science and nature writing.

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2017

    Best-selling author Hope Jahren edits this year’s volume of the finest science and nature

    • UPC: 55963164

  • The Best of the Best American Science Writing

    Honoring the 10th anniversary of Ecco s acclaimed Best American Science Writing series, here is Best of the Best of American Science Writing. The ten previous guest editors including Oliver

    • UPC: 11602025

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018

    Best-selling author Sam Kean edits this year’s volume of the finest science and nature

    • UPC: 761571725

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

    A collection of the best science and nature writing from the past

    • UPC: 22750353

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2012

    Best-selling author and irrationality advocate Dan Ariely selects the year's best science and nature

    • UPC: 19709643