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Title The best American science and nature writing 2014 / edited and with an introduction by Deborah Blum ; Tim Folger, series editor.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  810.8 BEST 2014    Check Shelf
Description xxiii, 318 pages ; 21 cm.
Series The best American series
Best American series.
Note "A Mariner original."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [315]-318)
Contents Mixed up / Katherine Bagley -- The great forgetting / Nicholas Carr -- The social life of genes / David Dobbs -- What our telescopes couldn't see / Pippa Goldschmidt -- A race to save the orange by altering its DNA / Amy Harmon -- A life-or-death situation / Robin Marantz Henig -- 23 and you / Virginia Hughes -- Why the brain perfers paper / Ferris Jabr -- O-rings / Sarah Stewart Johnson -- When animals mourn / Barbara J. King -- Where it begins / Barbara Kingsolver -- Danger! This mission to Mars could bore you to death! / Maggie Koerth-Baker -- The lost world / Elizabeth Kolbert -- Awakening / Joshua Lang -- Imagining the post-antibiotics future / Maryn McKenna -- The return of measles / Seth Mnookin -- Ants go marching / Justin Nobel -- TV as birth control / Fred Pearce -- The madness of the planets / Corey S. Powell -- Learning how to die in the Anthropocene / Roy Scranton -- Under water / Kate Sheppard -- Twelve ways of viewing Alaska's wild, white sheep / Bill Sherwonit -- The separating sickness / Rebecca Solnit -- Trapline / David Treuer -- The rebirth of Gorongosa / E.O. Wilson -- Bringing them back to life / Carl Zimmer.
Summary Presents a collection of nature and science essays published in American periodicals in 2013, including works by such authors as Katherine Bagley, Barbara Kingsolver, Fred Pearce, and Carl Zimmer.
Subject Science -- Literary collections.
Nature -- Literary collections.
Added Author Blum, Deborah, 1954- editor.
Bagley, Katherine.
Carr, Nicholas G., 1959-
Dobbs, David.
Goldschmidt, Pippa.
Harmon, Amy.
Henig, Robin Marantz.
Jabr, Ferris.
Johnson, Sarah Stewart.
King, Barbara, 1956-
Kingsolver, Barbara.
Koerth-Baker, Maggie, 1981-
Kolbert, Elizabeth.
Lang, Joshua.
McKenna, Maryn.
Mnookin, Seth.
Nobel, Justin.
Pearce, Fred.
Powell, Corey S., 1966-
Scranton, Roy, 1976-
Sheppard, Kate.
Sherwonit, Bill, 1950-
Solnit, Rebecca.
Treuer, David.
Wilson, Edward O.
Zimmer, Carl, 1966-
ISBN 9780544003422
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