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Best American Science & Nature Writing #2012: The Best American Science and Nature Writingby Dan Ariely
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The Best American Series®
First, Best, and Best-Selling
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 twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected — and most popular — of its kind.
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2012 includes
JEROME GROOPMAN, SY MONTGOMERY, MICHAEL BEHAR, DEBORAH BLUM, THOMAS GOETZ, DAVID EAGLEMAN, RIVKA GALCHEN, DAVID KIRBY, and others
Best-selling author and irrationality advocate Dan Ariely selects the year's best science and nature writing.
Renowned physicist and global warming skeptic Freeman Dyson selects the year's best science and nature writing.
Popular columnist and science writer Mary Roach selects the year's best science and nature writing.
Freeman Dyson, renowned physicist and public intellectual, edits this years volume of the finest science and nature writing.
Best-selling author of Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality, Dan Ariely selects the year's top science and nature writing, carrying readers into fresh, new worlds in this collection that brings together the best from a variety of fascinating fields.
About the Author
Dan Ariely, author of The Upside of Irrationality and Predictably Irrational, is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University.
TIM FOLGER is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines.
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