Kirkus Reviews

Best Science and Nature Books of 2017


THE SEEDS OF LIFE by Edward Dolnick
Basic / June 6th, 2017 / 978-0-465-08295-7
ADMISSIONS by Henry Marsh
Dunne/St. Martin's / Oct. 3rd, 2017 / 978-1-250-12726-6
A CRACK IN CREATION by Jennifer A. Doudna & Samuel H. Sternberg
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / June 13th, 2017 / 978-0-544-71694-0
ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Norton / May 2nd, 2017 / 978-0-393-60939-4
MIRACLE CURE by William Rosen
Viking / May 9th, 2017 / 978-0-525-42810-7
THE INHERITANCE by Niki Kapsambelis
Simon & Schuster / March 7th, 2017 / 978-1-4516-9722-3
CONVERGENCE by Peter Watson
Simon & Schuster / Feb. 21st, 2017 / 978-1-4767-5434-5
THE GULF by Jack E. Davis
Liveright/Norton / March 14th, 2017 / 978-0-87140-866-2
RAPTOR by James Macdonald Lockhart
Univ. of Chicago / April 3rd, 2017 / 978-0-226-47058-0
HOW EMOTIONS ARE MADE by Lisa Feldman Barrett
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / March 7th, 2017 / 978-0-544-13331-0
HOMO DEUS by Yuval Noah Harari
Harper/HarperCollins / Feb. 21st, 2017 / 978-0-06-246431-6
NO ONE CARES ABOUT CRAZY PEOPLE by Ron Powers
Hachette / March 21st, 2017 / 978-0-316-34117-2
IMPROBABLE DESTINIES by Jonathan B. Losos illustrated by Marlin Peterson
Riverhead / Aug. 8th, 2017 / 978-0-399-18492-5
CHINA LAKE by Barret Baumgart
Univ. of Iowa / May 1st, 2017 / 978-1-60938-470-8
THE GREAT UNKNOWN by Marcus Du Sautoy
Viking / April 11th, 2017 / 978-0-7352-2180-2