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The Best American Science Writing (Best American Science Writing)by Sylvia Nasar
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Edited by Sylvia Nasar, bestselling author of A Beautiful Mind and former economics correspondent for the New York Times, The Best American Science Writing 2008 brings together the premiere science writing of the year. Distinguished by the foremost voices and publications—among them Pulitzer Prize-winner Amy Harmon, Nobel Prize-winner Al Gore, and award-winning and bestselling author Oliver Sacks—this anthology is a comprehensive overview of our most advanced and most relevant scientific inquiries.
Edited by outrageously curious science writer Mary Roach, author of Stiff, Spook, Bonk,andPacking for Mars,this collection brings together the best and brightest writers on science and nature.
About the Author
Sylvia Nasar is the author of A Beautiful Mind. A former economics correspondent for the New York Times, she is the Knight Professor of Journalism at Columbia University.
Jesse Cohen is a writer and freelance editor. He lives in New York City.
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