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The Best American Science Writing 2004 (Best American Science Writing) by Dava Sobel

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


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Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7280397M
ISBN 100060726407
ISBN 109780060726409

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THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE WRITING Dava Sobel, Author. Ecco $ (p) ISBN ISBN But fans of good science writing, and of good writing of any kind. Series: Best American Science Writing Paperback: pages Publisher: Ecco; ed. edition (September 6, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x 8 inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 8 customer ratings Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Cited by: 3. Get this from a library! The best American science writing [Dava Sobel; Jesse Cohen;] -- An annual compilation features a selection of the year's most significant writings on key scientific developments in genetics, physics, cognition, evolutionary theory, astronomy, and other fields. "The Best American Science and Nature Writing , is the best and newest on science and nature: the psychology of suicide terrorism, desperate measures in surgery, the weird world of octopuses, Sex Week at Yale, the linguistics of click languages, the worst news about cloning, and much more."--Jacket.

the best american science and nature writing Tim Folger, Editor, Steven Pinker, Editor. Houghton Mifflin $ (p) ISBN ISBN The Best American Science Writing is a yearly anthology of popular science articles published in the United States, which commenced publication in The books are published by Ecco Press (HarperCollins).As of the series editor is Jesse was preceded as series editor by Alan Lightman. The series is unrelated to the Best American Series published by Houghton . The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best pieces to publish. October Edited by renowned Harvard academic Steven Pinker, this anthology showcases the finest of last year’s writings on science and nature. Selected from hundreds of magazines and periodicals and ranging in subject matter from physics to politics, these pieces unfailingly touch both an academic and entertaining chord.

This unique system has helped make the Best American series the most respected -- and most popular -- of its kind. The Best American Science and Nature Writing , edited by Steven Pinker, is another "provocative and thoroughly enjoyable [collection] from start to finish" (Publishers Weekly). His essays have appeared in many anthologies, including Best American Essays ( and ), Best American Science Writing (), the Norton Book of Nature Writing, and The New Kings of Non-Fiction, edited by Ira Glass. The Best American Science and Nature Writing book. Read 40 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Science is about not knowing and /5.   "The Best American Science and Nature Writing , is the best and newest on science and nature: the psychology of suicide terrorism, desperate measures in surgery, the weird world of octopuses, Sex Week at Yale, the linguistics of click languages, the worst news about cloning, and much more."--JacketPages: