Best Sellers: Biology, August 8, 2013

November 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Genetic Explanations: Sense and Nonsense
    Krimsky, Sheldon
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674064461. $45
  2. Genes, Cells and Brains: The Promethean Promises of the New Biology
    Rose, Hilary
    2012. ISBN 9781844678815. $26.95
  3. What Is Life? How Chemistry Becomes Biology
    Pross, Addy
    Oxford University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780199641017. $29.95
  4. Human Cloning: Four Fallacies and Their Legal Consequences
    Macintosh, Kerry Lynn
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9781107031852. $99
  5. Life’s Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos
    Hoffmann, Peter M.
    Basic Books: Perseus
    2012. ISBN 9780465022533. $27.99
  6. Evolution’s Wedge: Competition and the Origins of Diversity
    Pfennig, David W.
    University of California Press
    2012. ISBN 9780520274181. $75
  7. On Extinction: How We Became Estranged from Nature
    Challenger, Melanie
    2012. ISBN 9781619020184. $28
  8. Randomness in Evolution
    Bonner, John Tyler
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691157016. $27.95
  9. The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix
    Watson, James D.
    Simon & Schuster
    2012. ISBN 9781476715490. $30
  10. Bioluminescence: Living Lights, Lights for Living
    Wilson, Therese
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674067165. $45
  11. Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
    Irmscher, Christoph
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    2013. ISBN 9780547577678. $35
  12. Darwin Deleted: Imagining a World Without Darwin
    Bowler, Peter J.
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226068671. $30
  13. Deep Things out of Darkness: A History of Natural History
    Anderson, John G.T.
    University of California Press
    2013. ISBN 9780520273764. $50
  14. Letters to a Young Scientist
    Wilson, Edward O.
    Liveright: Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780871403773. $21.95
  15. Underwater Eden: Saving the Last Coral Wilderness on Earth
    Stone, Gregory S.
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226775609. $40
  16. Islands Beyond the Horizon: The Life of Twenty of the World’s Most Remote Places
    Lovegrove, Roger
    Oxford University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780199606498. $29.95
  17. My Backyard Jungle: The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard into Habitat and Learned To Live with It
    Barilla, James
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300184013. $28
  18. In Search of the Good: A Life in Bioethics
    Callahan, Daniel
    MIT Press
    2012. ISBN 9780262018487. $29
  19. Green Equilibrium: The Vital Balance of Humans & Nature
    Wills, Christopher
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199645701. $34.95
  20. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Darwin and Evolutionary Thought
    Ruse, Michael
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780521195317. $175
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