The Best American Science and Nature Writing (2015)

Rebecca Skloot (Editor) Tim Folger (Editor)
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Description

The Best American Series

The next edition in a series praised as "undeniably exquisite" (Maria Popova), The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 includes work from both award-winning writers and up-and-coming voices in the field. From Brooke Jarvis on deep-ocean mining to Elizabeth Kolbert on New Zealand's unconventional conservation strategies, this is a group that celebrates the growing diversity in science and nature writing alike. Altogether, the writers honored in this year's volume challenge us to consider the strains facing our planet and its many species, while never losing sight of the wonders we're working to preserve for generations to come.


The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 includes
Sheri Fink, Atul Gawande, Leslie Jamison, Sam Kean, Seth Mnookin, Matthew Power, Michael Specter
and others

REBECCA SKLOOT's award-winning science writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and elsewhere. Her book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, was an instant New York Times bestseller. It was named a best book of 2010 by more than sixty media outlets, including Entertainment Weekly and NPR, and by the National Academies of Science and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, among others. Skloot is currently writing a book about humans, animals, science, and ethics.

TIM FOLGER, series editor, is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines.

Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
October 06, 2015
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.0 X 8.25 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780544286740
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About the Author

REBECCA SKLOOT is an award-winning science writer and the best-selling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

TIM FOLGER is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines.