Kirkus Reviews

Best Science Books of 2015


RAIN by Cynthia Barnett
Crown / April 21st, 2015 / 978-0-8041-3709-6
THE DEATH OF CANCER by Vincent T. DeVita Jr.Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn
Sarah Crichton/Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Nov. 3rd, 2015 / 978-0-374-13560-7
GALILEO'S MIDDLE FINGER by Alice Dreger
Penguin Press / March 10th, 2015 / 978-1-59420-608-5
THE INTIMATE BOND by Brian Fagan
Bloomsbury / April 14th, 2015 / 978-1620405727
BIG SCIENCE by Michael Hiltzik
Simon & Schuster / July 7th, 2015 / 978-1-4516-7575-7
DARK MATTER AND THE DINOSAURS by Lisa Randall
Ecco/HarperCollins / Oct. 27th, 2015 / 978-0-06-232847-2
THUNDER & LIGHTNING by illustrated by
Random House / Oct. 27th, 2015 / 978-0-8129-9317-2
THE AGE OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Columbia Univ. / March 10th, 2015 / 978-0-231-17314-8
BEYOND WORDS by Carl Safina
John Macrae/Henry Holt / July 14th, 2015 / 978-0-8050-9888-4
THE MUSHROOM AT THE END OF THE WORLD by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
Princeton Univ. / Oct. 1st, 2015 / 978-0-691-16275-1
THE INVENTION OF SCIENCE by David Wootton
Harper/HarperCollins / Dec. 8th, 2015 / 978-0061759529
THE INVENTION OF NATURE by Andrea Wulf
Knopf / Sept. 8th, 2015 / 978-0-385-35066-2