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The Best of the Best of American Science Writing

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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
Introduction by:
Groopman, Jerome
Introduction:
Groopman, Jerome
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Science Reference-Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20100406
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.96x5.56x1.03 in. .67 lbs.

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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.

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