Science, February 2017 | Best Sellers

This list includes titles most in demand by libraries and bookstores nationwide from Baker & Taylor six months prior to the week ending January 14, 2017. (c) Copyright 2017 Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc.

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1 Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets. [HC] Luke Dittrich. Random. 2016. ISBN 9780812992731. 
2 StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need To Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond. [HC] Neil deGrasse Tyson. National Geographic. 2016. ISBN 9781426217272. $30.
3 The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars. [HC] Dava Sobel. Viking. 2016. ISBN 9780670016952. $30.
4 I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and 
a Grander View of Life. [HC] Ed Yong. Ecco: HarperCollins. 
2016. ISBN 9780062368591. $27.99.
5 Time Travel: A History. [HC] James Gleick. Pantheon. 2016. 
ISBN 9780307908797. $26.95.
6 Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour. [HC] 
Neil deGrasse Tyson & others. Princeton Univ. 2016. 
ISBN 9780691157245. $39.95.
7 Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really up To. [HC] Dean Burnett. Norton. 2016. ISBN 9780393253788. $26.95.
8 Now: The Physics of Time. [HC] Richard A. Muller. Norton. 2016. ISBN 9780393285239. $27.95.
9 The Human Superorganism: How the Microbiome Is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life. [HC] Rodney Dietert. Dutton. 2016. ISBN 9781101983904. $28.
10 A Space Traveler’s Guide to the Solar System. [HC] Mark Thompson. Pegasus. 2016. ISBN 9781681772394. $27.95.
11 Venomous: How Earth’s Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry. [HC] Christie Wilcox. Scientific American: Farrar. 2016. ISBN 9780374283377. $26.
12 Beyond Earth: Our Path to a New Home in the Planets. [HC] Charles Wohlforth & Amanda R. Hendrix. Pantheon. 2016. 
ISBN 9780804197977. $27.95.
13 The Aliens Are Coming! The Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe. [P] Ben Miller. The Experiment. 2016. ISBN 9781615193653. $15.95.
14 The Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest 
Force on Earth. [HC] Hugh Aldersey-Williams. Norton. 2016. 
ISBN 9780393241631. $27.95.
15 Wild Sex: The Science Behind Mating in the Animal Kingdom. [HC] Carin Bondar. Pegasus. 2016. ISBN 9781681771663. $27.95.
16 The Stars: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Cosmos. [HC] DK. 2016. ISBN 9781465453402. $30.
17 Sun Moon Earth: The History of Solar Eclipses from Omens of Doom to Einstein and Exoplanets. [HC] Tyler Nordgren. Basic: Perseus. 2016. ISBN 9780465060924. $26.99.
18 Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s Future. [HC] 
David Grinspoon. Grand Central. 2016. ISBN 9781455589128. $28.
19 And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind: A Natural History of Moving Air. [HC] Bill Streever. Little, Brown. 2016. ISBN 9780316410601. $26.
20 What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves. [HC] Benjamin K. Bergen. Basic: Perseus. 2016. ISBN 9780465060917. $27.99.

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