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Best of the Best of American Science Writing

ISBN-10: 0061875007
ISBN-13: 9780061875007
Edition: 2010
Authors: Jesse Cohen
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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.

Introduction
2000
When Doctors Make Mistakes
The Biotech Death of Jesse Gelsinger
2001
Science, Guided by Ethics, Can Lift Up the Poor
Darwin's Influence on Modern Thought
2002
Lauren Slater
The Soft Science of Dietary Fat
2003
Common Ground
The Melody Lingers On
2004
What Galileo Saw
Columbia's Last Flight
2005
The Genome in Black and White (aid Gray)
Darwin or Not
2006
Mighty White of You
Your Move
2007
The Man on the Table Was 97, But He Devised the Surgery
Truth and Consequences
2008
What's Normal?
Facing Life with a Lethal Gene
2009
The Final Frontier
Birdbrain
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