The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2016

Author: Amy Stewart
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  • : $27.00(AUD)
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  • : October 2016
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Science writers get into the game with all kinds of noble, high-minded ambitions. We want to educate. To enlighten, notes guest editor Amy Stewart in her introduction to "The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016." But at the end of the day, we re all writers . . . We re here to play for the folks. The writers in this anthology brought us the year s highest notes in the genre. From a Pulitzer Prize winning essay on the earthquake that could decimate the Pacific Northwest to the astonishing work of investigative journalism that transformed the nail salon industry, this is a collection of hard-hitting and beautifully composed writing on the wonders, dangers, and oddities of scientific innovation and our natural world."The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016" includes Kathryn Schulz, Sarah Maslin Nir, Charles C. Mann, Oliver Sacks, Elizabeth Kolbert, Gretel Ehrlich, and others "