Best Science Books 2009: The Washington Post

Dec 23 2009 Published by under best science books 2009, science books

A nice list from a bunch of categories from the Washington Post, although some of items in the the science section seem strangely unscientific:

  • Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos Papadimitriou
  • The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
  • The Art and Politics of Science by Harold Varmus
  • A Brain Wider Than the Sky: A Migraine Diary by Andrew Levy
  • The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care by T. R. Reid
  • The Fatal Strain: On the Trail of Avian Flu and the Coming Pandemic by Alan Sipress
  • Is God a Mathematician? by Mario Livio
  • The Natural History of Unicorns by Chris Lavers
  • Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences Grow Into Troublesome Gaps -- And What We Can Do About It by Lise Eliot
  • Reading in the Brain: The Science and Evolution of a Human Invention by Stanislas Dehaene
  • The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann

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