The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004

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Steven Pinker, Tim Folger
Houghton Mifflin Co., Oct 14, 2004 - Nature - 209 pages
Bestselling author and staff writer for "The New Yorker" Groopman edits this year's volume of the finest science and nature writing. Contributors include Walter Kirn, Ron Rosenbaum, Jeffrey Toobin, and Oliver Sacks.

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scott atran Genesis ofSuicide Terrorism
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ronald bailey The Battle for Your Brain
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boffey Fearing the Worst Should Anyone
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One of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World Today," Steven Pinker is the author of seven books,he World Today," Steven Pinker is the author of seven books,he World Today," Steven Pinker is the author of seven books, including How the Mind Works and The Blank Slate--both Puli including How the Mind Works and The Blank Slate--both Puli including How the Mind Works and The Blank Slate--both Pulitzer Prize finalists and winners of the William James Book Atzer Prize finalists and winners of the William James Book Atzer Prize finalists and winners of the William James Book Award. He is an award-winning researcher and teacher, and a fward. He is an award-winning researcher and teacher, and a fward. He is an award-winning researcher and teacher, and a frequent contributor to Time and the New York Times. requent contributor to Time and the New York Times. requent contributor to Time and the New York Times.

TIM FOLGER is a contributing editor at "Discover" and writes about science for several magazines.

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