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The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the countrys finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volumes 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 2011 includes
Atul Gawande, Jonathan Franzen, Deborah Blum, Malcolm Gladwell, Oliver Sacks, Jon Mooallem,
Jon Cohen, Luke Dittrich, and others
Best-selling author and irrationality advocate Dan Ariely 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.
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.
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.
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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