The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009

by Elizabeth Kolbert and Tim Folger
$21.95
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Leading climate journalist Elizabeth Kolbert selects the years best science and nature writing.


  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547002590
  • ISBN-10: 0547002599
  • Pages: 352
  • Publication Date: 10/08/2009
  • Carton Quantity: 24

About the book

Elizabeth Kolbert, one of today's leading environmental journalists, edits this year's volume of the finest science and nature writing. Bringing together promising new voices and prize-winning favorites, this collection is "a delight for any fan of popular science" (Publishers Weekly).

About the author
Elizabeth Kolbert

Elizabeth Kolbert was a political reporter for the New York Times for fourteen years before joining the New Yorker in 1999. Her series on global warming, "The Climate of Man," was awarded the American Association for the Advancement of Science's magazine writing award. Her stories have also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, and Mother Jones. She is the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe. Tim Folger is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines.

Tim Folger

TIM FOLGER is a contributing editor at Discover and writes about science for several magazines. He lives in New Mexico.

Reviews

"[Elizabeth] Kolbert has pulled together a magnificent display of writing. There;s not a weak piece in the bunch...the collection is a joy to read and one to savor." - Publishers Weekly