This year we purchased the top science books of 2016 as listed by The Smithsonian. Is there one that interests you?
These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.
Top Science Books of 2016 from the Smithsonian
The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee, Call Number: 572.86 M953g
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by , Call Number: 510.92 L481h
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren, Call Number: 570.92 J253L
NOTE: Geobiologist talks about how she got started and being a plant scientist. She gives us all the opportunity to become scientists ourselves.
The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World by
Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation by
The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age by
Venomous: How Earth’s Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry by Christie Wilcox, Call Number 572 W667v