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Title The best American science and nature writing 2015 / edited and with an introduction by Rebecca Skloot ; Tim Folger, series editor
Published Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  502 Bas/Anw 2015  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 318 pages ; 21 cm
Series The best American series
Best American series.
Contents --Foreword /--by Tim Folger ----Introduction /--by Rebecca Skloot ----Waiting for light /--Jake Abrahamson ----In deep /--Burkhard Bilger ----A question of corvids /--Sheila Webster Boneham ----The health effects of a world without darkness /--Rebecca Boyle ----Spotted hyena /--Alison Hawthorne Deming ----Life, death, and grim routine fill the day at a Liberian ebola clinic /--Sheri Fink ----No risky chances /--Atul Gawande ----Linux for lettuce /--Lisa M. Hamilton ----Down by the river /--Rowan Jacobsen ----The empathy exams : a medical actor writes her own script /--Leslie Jamison ----The deepest dig /--Brooke Jarvis ----Phineas Gage, neuroscience's most famous patient /--Sam Kean ----At risk /--Jourdan Imani Keith ----Desegregating wilderness /--Jourdan Imani Keith ----Into the maelstrom /--Eli Kintisch ----The big kill /--Elizabeth Kolbert ----Digging through the world's oldest graveyard /--Amy Maxmen ----One of a kind /--Seth Mnookin ----A pioneer as elusive as his particle /--Dennis Overbye ----Blood in the sand /--Matthew Power ----Chasing Bayla /--Sarah Schweitzer ----Partial recall /--Michael Specter ----The city and the sea /--Meera Subramanian ----Curious /--Kim Todd ----The aftershocks /--David Wolman ----From billions to none /--Barry Yeoman
Summary Presents a collection of nature and science essays published in American periodicals in 2014
Notes "A Mariner original."
Subject Nature -- Literary collections.
Science -- Literary collections.
Genre/Form Literature.
Author Abrahamson, Jake.
Bilger, Burkhard.
Boneham, Sheila Webster, 1952-
Boyle, Rebecca (Rebecca B.)
Deming, Alison Hawthorne, 1946-
Fink, Sheri.
Folger, Tim, editor
Gawande, Atul.
Hamilton, Lisa M.
Jacobsen, Rowan.
Jamison, Leslie, 1983-
Jarvis, Brooke, 1981-
Kean, Sam.
Keith, Jourdan Imani, 1961-
Kintisch, Eli, 1977-
Kolbert, Elizabeth.
Maxmen, Amy, 1977-
Mnookin, Seth.
Overbye, Dennis, 1944-
Power, Matthew, 1974-2014.
Schweitzer, Sarah, 1970-
Skloot, Rebecca, 1972- editor
Specter, Michael.
Subramanian, Meera.
Todd, Kim.
Wolman, David (Journalist)
Yeoman, Barry, 1960-
LC no. bl2015038093
ISBN 9780544286740