Medicine, October 2014 | Best Sellers

January 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Dr. Mütter’s Marvels, Barnosky on Extinction, Dealing with Dementia, & More | Science & Technology Reviews

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Written for the general public, Aptowicz’s book will be of great interest to large public libraries; a superior synthesis of recent research from many scientific disciplines; Emlen’s excellent writing will draw in readers intrigued by astonishingly powerful weapons.

Cancer Gene Blues: Seven Titles for October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Breast cancer is all about the numbers: the infamous one in eight lifetime probability of a diagnosis, the number of lymph nodes removed, gene mutations 1 and 2, risk factor percentages, even how old one should be to start screenings.

Marshmallow Tests and Swimming Puppies | More Nonfiction Previews, Sept. 2014, Pt. 5

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Aptowicz, Cristin O’Keefe. Dr. Mütter’s Marvels: True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine. Gotham. Sept. 2014. 352p. ISBN 9781592408702. $27.50. BIOGRAPHY/MEDICINE Whether you know it or not, you are deeply indebted to Thomas Dent Mütter, a plastic surgeon in mid-19th-century Philadelphia who pioneered the use of anesthesia and the sterilization […]

Best Sellers: Medicine, February 20, 2014

July 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Big Science Titles from Tim Flannery, Michio Kaku, & More | Barbara’s Picks, Feb. 2014, Pt. 4

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Ferreira, Pedro G. The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity. Houghton Harcourt. Feb. 2014. 304p. ISBN 9780547554891. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780547554907. SCIENCE Oxford astrophysicist Ferreira writes for trade as well as academic publications and frequently appears on the BBC, so we can trust him to write limpidly about a […]

Science & Technology Reviews | March 15, 2013

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Reviews of Michael Pollan’s Cooked, Buzz Aldrin & Leonard David’s Mission to Mars, and Brian B. Hoffman’s Adrenaline, plus a full list of science & technology reviews in the Mar. 15 issue.

Science & Technology Reviews | December 2012

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Reviews of Margaret Roach’s The Backyard Parables, Andrzej Szczeklik’s Kore, and Best Food Writing 2012, plus a full list of science and technology reviews from the Dec. issue.

African American Perspectives for Black History Month | November 1, 2012

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Fiction and nonfiction titles to consider for Black History Month in February.

Best Sellers: Medicine, October 18, 2012

December 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

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