History of Science, December 2016 | Best Sellers

History of Science, December 2016 | Best Sellers, February 2016 to December 2016 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available.

The Gene: An Intimate History
Mukherjee, Siddhartha
Scribner
2016. ISBN 9781476733500. $32
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Lee Shetterly, Margot
William Morrow
2016. ISBN 9780062363596. $27.99
Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond
Shah, Sonia
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2016. ISBN 9780374122881. $26
In a Different Key: The Story of Autism
Donvan, John
Crown
2016. ISBN 9780307985675. $30
Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars
Holt, Nathalia
Little, Brown
2016. ISBN 9780316338929. $27
Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation
Jorgensen, Timothy J.
Princeton University Press
2016. ISBN 9780691165035. $35
The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures
Kenneally, Christine
Black Inc
2016. ISBN 9781863958066. $15.58
The Serengeti Rules: The Quest To Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters
Carroll, Sean B.
Princeton University Press
2016. ISBN 9780691167428. $24.95
The Mysterious World of the Human Genome
Ryan, Frank
Prometheus
2016. ISBN 9781633881525. $28
13.8: The Quest To Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything
Gribbin, John
Yale University Press
2016. ISBN 9780300218275. $30
Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers
Tomes, Nancy
University of North Carolina Press
2016. ISBN 9781469622774. $45
Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World
Kennedy, Pagan
Houghton Mifflin
2016. ISBN 9780544324008. $27
Light: A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age
Watson, Bruce
Bloomsbury
2016. ISBN 9781620405598. $27
Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
Levin, Janna
Alfred A. Knopf
2016. ISBN 9780307958198. $26.95
Time Travel: A History
Gleick, James
Pantheon
2016. ISBN 9780307908797. $26.95
The Restless Clock: A History of the Centuries-Long Argument Over What Makes Living Things Tick
Riskin, Jessica
University of Chicago Press
2016. ISBN 9780226302928. $40
The Cabaret of Plants: Forty Thousand Years of Plant Life and the Human Imagination
Mabey, Richard
W.W. Norton
2016. ISBN 9780393239973. $29.95
The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics
Coss, Stephen
Simon & Schuster
2016. ISBN 9781476783086. $28
Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos
Natarajan, Priyamvada
Yale University Press
2016. ISBN 9780300204414. $26
The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe
Gott, J. Richard
Princeton University Press
2016. ISBN 9780691157269. $29.95

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