The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2017

by Hope Jahren and Tim Folger

Best-selling author Hope Jahren edits this year’s volume of the finest science and nature writing.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9781328715517
  • ISBN-10: 1328715515
  • Pages: 352
  • Publication Date: 10/03/2017
  • Carton Quantity: 24

About the book

“Undeniably exquisite . . . Reveal[s] not only how science actually happens but also who or what propels its immutable humanity.” —Maria Popova 


“An excellent introduction to the key issues in science today.” —P. D. Smith, Guardian 


“[A] stellar compendium . . . Delightful to read.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review 


A renowned scientist and the best-selling author of Lab Girl, Hope Jahren selects the year's top science and nature writing from writers who balance research with humanity and in the process uncover riveting stories of discovery across disciplines.

About the author
Hope Jahren

HOPE JAHREN, guest editor, is an award-winning scientist and the best-selling author of Lab Girl. She lives in Oslo, Norway.

Tim Folger

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