The Best of the Best of American Science Writing
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 Nasar, and Natalie Angier.
Now series editor Jesse Cohen invites the previous guest editors to select their favorite essays for this one-of-a-kind anthology. The result is an outstanding compendium—the best science writing of the new millennium, featuring an introduction by the series' 2010 editor and New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think, Jerome Groopman.
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Review: The Best of the Best American Science Writing (Best American Science Writing)User Review - Bethany - Goodreads
A little heavy on the medical content, but absolutely fascinating & extremely well done writing. For someone with little to no science background, it was wonderful--not one piece lost me on the science OR, which is usually the case, felt condescending. Read full review
Review: The Best of the Best American Science Writing (Best American Science Writing)User Review - Caroline - Goodreads
Very uneven collection culled from the Best American Science Writing collections 2000-2009. Five stars to: Atul Gawande, "When Doctors Make Mistakes" Jennifer Couzin-Frankel, "Truth and Consequences ... Read full review