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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016

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Informationen zum Autor AMY STEWART is the  New York Times  best-selling author of the acclaimed Kopp Sisters series, which began with  Girl Waits with Gun . Her seven nonfiction books include  The Drunken Botanist  and  Wicked Plants . She lives in Portland, Oregon.  TIM FOLGER is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines. He lives in New Mexico. Klappentext 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 Amy Stewart, guest editor, is the award-winning author of seven books, including her acclaimed Kopp Sisters novels and the bestsellers The Drunken Botanist and Wicked Plants. She and her husband live in Eureka, California, where they own a bookstore called Eureka Books. Tim Folger, series editor, is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines. He lives in Gallup, New Mexico. Zusammenfassung 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   Amy Stewart, guest editor, is the award-winning author of seven books, including her acclaimed Kopp Sisters novels and the bestsellers The Drunken Botanist and Wicked Plants. She and her husband live in Eureka, California, where they own a bookstore called Eureka Books.   Tim Folger, series editor, is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines. He lives in Gallup, New Mexico.  ...

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Authors Tim Folger, Amy Stewart
Assisted by Folger (Editor), Folger (Editor), Ti Folger (Editor), Tim Folger (Editor), Stewart (Editor), Am Stewart (Editor), Amy Stewart (Editor)
Publisher Mariner Books
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 31.10.2016
 
EAN 9780544748996
ISBN 978-0-544-74899-6
No. of pages 287
Dimensions 139 mm x 210 mm x 20 mm
Series Mariner Books
The Best American Series
Best American
The Best American Series
Best American
Best American Series (R)
The Best American Series ®
Subjects Fiction > Poetry, drama
Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Natural sciences (general)
Non-fiction book > Nature, technology > Natural science

NATURE: Essays, SCIENCE: General, SCIENCE: Essays, LITERATURE: ESSAYS, COMPOSITION & WRITING: READERS AND ANTHOLOGIES

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