The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020

A collection of the best science and nature writing published in North America in 2019, guest edited by New York Times best-selling author and ground-breaking physicist Dr. Michio Kaku.

Dr. Michio Kaku, one of the most influential living scientists and a New York Times best-selling author, selects the year’s top science and nature writing from writers who balance research with humanity and, in the process, uncover riveting stories of discovery across the disciplines.

Title:The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780358074298
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    The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020 Reviews

  • Kirk

    I think I liked it more than last year's but less then 2018. While the overall quality was consistent, there were few "wow" essays that make me put down the book and just think. Those gems are a reaso...

  • Hal

    Each chapter is a different topic by a different author which made the book more interesting to me. Some topics I found very interesting while others I lost my interest in and would not have read thro...

  • Pearse Anderson

    Damn good yearly antho as always: this collection leans towards astronomy, physics, with some good paleontological hits and AI language learning essays as well. All really important pieces to read tha...

  • Todd Cheng

    I have read about 4 years of these. A pleasant way to expose myself to a diverse collections of topics in the scientists voice. A deeper unfolding of the theme from a journalist or scientist that is n...

  • Kendra

    I think this is the first time I haven’t finished every single essay — some were just really meh 🤷🏻‍♀️...

  • Ron Milligan

    An excellent collection of science and nature shorts. I enjoyed them all except the one about the Paradise fire - which was long and seemed out of place in the collection....