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

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Essays,
  • Science (General),
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • American - General,
  • Essays,
  • Science / Essays,
  • Literary collections,
  • Nature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichard Preston (Editor), Tim Folger (Series Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9831448M
    ISBN 100618722319
    ISBN 109780618722310

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    Jerome Groopman selects twenty-four works of American science and nature writing as the best of the genre from the year , including pieces by . History. The Best American Short Stories has been in publication since making it the oldest continuous series of its type. Starting in additional titles were added covering the best in essays, sports writing, nature writing and more - all of which now fall under the general title of The Best American Series.. Method. Each category has a continuing series editor, who .


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The twenty-eight pieces in The Best American Science and Nature Writing span a wide range of topics, from the farthest reaches of space to the everyday world around us to the secrets hiddin in our own bodies/5.

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From meditations on extinction, to the search for alien life, to the prejudice that infects our medical system, the pieces in this year’s Best American Science and Nature Writing seek to bring to the people stories of some of the most pressing issues facing our planet, as well as moments of wonder reflecting the immense beauty our natural world offers/5(29).

In his introduction to The Best American Science and Nature WritingBrian 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/5.

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 /5(7).

The Best American Science and Nature Writing includes Atul Gawande, Jonathan Franzen, Deborah Blum, Malcolm Gladwell, Oliver Sacks, Jon Mooallem, Jon Cohen, Luke Dittrich, and others.

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The Best American Series. 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.

The Best American Science and Nature Writing of in my opinion was far from the best, but I will say that I learned a lot about a variety of different topics relating to science. The book brought to my attention severe issues like climate change, as well as stories of astronauts, outer space, concerning overpopulation, and lack of /5.

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A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces 4/5(11). Provocative and engaging, this collection brings together the premiere science writing of the year.

Featuring the imprimatur of bestselling author and New York Times reporter Gina Kolata, one of the nation's foremost voices in science and medicine, and with contributions from Atul Gawande, Elizabeth Kolbert, and Oliver Sacks, among others, The Best American Science Writing.

Provocative and engaging, this collection brings together the premiere science writing of the year. Featuring the imprimatur of bestselling author and "New York Times" reporter Gina Kolata, one of the nation's foremost voices in science and medicine, and with contributions from Atul Gawande, Elizabeth Kolbert, and Oliver Sacks, among others, "The Best American Science Writing The Best American Science and Nature Writing is reliably fascinating, and the volume is no exception.

There are bound to be a few duds in any book like this, but on the whole the articles Collections like this are hard to review, because I typically read them in bits and pieces -- a story here, a story there -- in between other books/5.

Abstract: "A provocative and thoroughly enjoyable [collection] from start to finish."—Publishers Weekly. Here 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 by: 3.

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The Best American Science and Nature Writing – review This collection of the best science and nature writing published in the US last year is an excellent introduction to the key issues Author: PD Smith.John Horgan (journalist) John Horgan (born ) is an American science journalist best known for his book The End of Science.

He has written for many publications, including National Geographic, Scientific American, The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, and IEEE mater: Columbia University.The Best American Science and Nature Writing book series by multiple authors includes books The Best American Science and Nature WritingThe Best American Science and Nature WritingThe Best American Science and Nature Writingand .