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The best American science and nature writing 2013 / edited and with an introduction by Siddhartha Mukherjee ; Tim Folger, series editor.

Mukherjee, Siddhartha, (editor.). Folger, Tim, (series editor.). MacKinnon, J. B. (James Bernard), 1970- (Added Author). Hale, Benjamin. (Added Author). Zimmermann, Tim. (Added Author). Deutsch, David, 1953- (Added Author). Ekert, Artur K., 1961- (Added Author). Moyer, Michael. (Added Author). Earle, Sylvia A., 1935- (Added Author). Pavlus, John. (Added Author). Nijhuis, Michelle. (Added Author). Bass, Rick, 1958- (Added Author). Forrest, Brett. (Added Author). Groopman, Jerome E. (Added Author). Owen, David, 1955- (Added Author). Specter, Michael. (Added Author). Lightman, Alan P., 1948- (Added Author). Quammen, David, 1948- (Added Author). Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015 (Added Author). Kolbert, Elizabeth. (Added Author). Gessen, Keith. (Added Author). Weinberg, Steven, 1933- (Added Author). Cook, Gareth, 1969- (Added Author). Angier, Natalie. (Added Author). Sapolsky, Robert M. (Added Author). Courage, Katherine Harmon. (Added Author). Rich, Nathaniel, 1980- (Added Author). Marche, Stephen. (Added Author). Bowden, Mark, 1951- (Added Author). Dutton, Kevin, 1967- (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Best American series.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon 500 BES (Text) 36825000789626 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 500 Best 2013 (Text) 31208911530584 non-fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 500 BEST (Text) 33946002868136 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544003439
  • ISBN: 0544003438
  • Physical Description: xxi, 339 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Mariner original."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-339).
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / Tom Fogler -- Introduction: On tenderness / Siddhartha Mukherjee -- False idyll from Orion / J.B. MacKinnon -- Last distinction from Harper's magazine / Benjamin Hale -- Talk to me from Outside / Tim Zimmerman -- Beyond the quantum horizon from Scientific American / David Deutsch and Artur Ekert -- Is space digital? from Scientific American / Michael Moyer -- Sweet spot in time from Virginia quarterly review / Sylvia A. Earle -- Machines of the infinite from Scientific American / John Pavlus -- Which species will live? from Scientific American / Michelle Nijhuis -- Larch g from Orion / Rick Bass -- Shattered genius from Playboy / Brett Forrest -- T-cell army from New Yorker / Jerome Groopman -- Artificial leaf from New Yorker / David Owen -- Deadliest virus from New Yorker / Michael Specter -- Our place in the universe from Harper's magazine / Alan Lightman -- Out of the wild from Popular science / David Quammen -- Altered states from New Yorker / Oliver Sachs -- Recall of the wild from New Yorker / Elizabeth Kolbert -- Polar express from New Yorker / Keith Gessen -- Crisis of big science from New York review of books / Steven Weinberg -- Autism inc. from New York times magazine / Gareth Cook -- Life of pi and other infinities from New York times / Natalie Angier -- Super humanity from Scientific American/ Robert M. Sapolsky -- Patient scientist from Scientific American / Katherine Harmon -- Can a jellyfish unlock the secret of immortality? from New York times magazine / Nathaniel Rich -- Is Facebook making us lonely? from Atlantic / Stephen Marche -- Measured man from Atlantic / Mark Bowden -- Wisdom of psychpaths from Scientific American / Kevin Dutton -- Contributors' notes -- Other notable science and nature writing of 2012.
Summary, etc.:
Presents fictional and non-fictional stories written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature.
Subject: Science > Literary collections.
Nature > Literary collections.

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