Murakami Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Q&A | August 19, 2014

Richard Kadrey: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Richard Kadrey



Describe your latest book. The Getaway God is the sixth book in the Sandman Slim series. In it, the very unholy nephilim, James Stark, aka Sandman... Continue »
  1. $17.49 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$5.95
List price: $14.99
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Hawthorne Science Reference- General

The Best of the Best of American Science Writing

by

The Best of the Best of American Science Writing Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

Honoring the 10th anniversary of Eccos acclaimed Best American Science Writing series, here is Best of the Best of American Science Writing. The ten previous guest editors—including Oliver Sacks, Natalie Angier, Alan Lightman, Sylvia Nasar, and Matt Ridley—have selected their favorite essays for this one-of-a-kind anthology; eye-opening and provocative gems that, collectively, are truly the Best of the Best of American Science Writing.

About the Author

Jesse Cohen is a writer and freelance editor. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061875007
Author:
Cohen, Jesse
Publisher:
Ecco Press
Introduction by:
Groopman, Jerome
Introduction:
Groopman, Jerome
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Science Reference-Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.96x5.56x1.03 in. .67 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Nine Stories
    Used Mass Market $3.50
  2. Franny and Zooey
    Used Mass Market $3.95
  3. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters...
    Used Mass Market $4.50
  4. Between the Sheets: Nine 20th... Sale Trade Paper $7.98

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » General
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Reference » Science Reference » General
Science and Mathematics » Popular Science » Essays

The Best of the Best of American Science Writing Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$5.95 In Stock
Product details 416 pages Ecco - English 9780061875007 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,

Honoring the 10th anniversary of Eccos acclaimed Best American Science Writing series, here is Best of the Best of American Science Writing. The ten previous guest editors—including Oliver Sacks, Natalie Angier, Alan Lightman, Sylvia Nasar, and Matt Ridley—have selected their favorite essays for this one-of-a-kind anthology; eye-opening and provocative gems that, collectively, are truly the Best of the Best of American Science Writing.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.