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Best Science and Medicine Books of 2022

  • NONFICTION

    THE EVOLUTION OF CHARLES DARWIN

    OCT. 4, 2022

HISTORY

THE EVOLUTION OF CHARLES DARWIN

by Diana Preston

An irresistible scientific biography and adventure story with a happy ending. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    DESPERATE REMEDIES

    APRIL 19, 2022

NONFICTION

DESPERATE REMEDIES

by Andrew Scull

A magisterial tale of the always frustrating yet sometimes well-intentioned efforts to aid desperate people. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE VIRAL UNDERCLASS

    AUG. 2, 2022

NONFICTION

THE VIRAL UNDERCLASS

by Steven W. Thrasher

Powerful and revelatory, this is an essential, paradigm-shifting book. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE FACEMAKER

    JUNE 7, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    THE SONG OF THE CELL

    OCT. 25, 2022

NONFICTION

THE SONG OF THE CELL

by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Another outstanding addition to the author’s oeuvre, which we hope will continue to grow for years to come. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    BREATHLESS

    OCT. 4, 2022

NONFICTION

BREATHLESS

by David Quammen

Unsettling global health news brilliantly delivered by an expert. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE INVISIBLE KINGDOM

    MARCH 1, 2022

NONFICTION

THE INVISIBLE KINGDOM

by Meghan O'Rourke

Emotionally compelling and intellectually rich, particularly for those with a personal connection to the issue. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    DIFFERENT

    APRIL 5, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    STRANGERS TO OURSELVES

    SEPT. 13, 2022

NONFICTION

STRANGERS TO OURSELVES

by Rachel Aviv

A moving, meticulously researched, elegantly constructed work of nonfiction. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    FINE

    APRIL 5, 2022

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

FINE

by Rhea Ewing ; illustrated by Rhea Ewing

A vital, richly textured resource for anyone seeking a better understanding of gender identity. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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