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On a Scientific Note


On a Scientific Note
Gere Branch, October 3, 2011 and Bethany Branch, October 7, 2011
Gere Volunteeer Pam B.


Empires of Time: Calendars, Clocks and Cultures
by Anthony Aveni [529 Ave]

Marshall Brain’s How Stuff Works
by Marshall Brain [609 qBra]

Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery and the Genius of the Royal Society
edited by Bill Bryson [509 See]

The Flamingo’s Smile
by Stephen Jay Gould [575 Gou]

The Panda’s Thumb
by Stephen Jay Gould [575 Gou]

The Richness of Life: The Essential Stephen Jay Gould
by Stephen Jay Gould [508 Gou]

The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History
by Brian Fagan [551.694 Fag]

Disappearing Spoon and Other Tales of the Periodic Table
by Sam Kean [646 Kea]

Defending the Cavewoman and Other Tales of Evolutionary Neurology
by Harold Klawans [616.8 Kla]

Fifty Plants That Changed the Course of History
by Bill Laws [581.62 Law]

On Food and Cooking
by Harold McGee [641.5 McG 2004]

Basin and Range
by John A. McPhee [551.9 McP]

Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
by Siddhartha Mukherjee [616.994 Muk]

Water: A Natural History
by Alice Outwater [551.48 Out]

Made in the U.S.A.: The Secret Histories of the Things That Made America
by Phil Patton [609 Pat]

by Anna Pavord [635.933 TolYp]

Botany of Desire
by Michael Pollan [581.3 Pol]

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
by Oliver Sacks [616.8 Sac]

The Victorian Internet
by Tom Standage [609 Sta]

Saving Graces: Sojourns of a Backyard Biologist
by Roger Swain [674.08 Swa]

Lives of the Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
by Lewis Thomas [574.01 Tho]

Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher
by Lewis Thomas [574 Tho]

One Universe
by Neil deGrasse Tyson [523.1 qTys]

The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet
by Neil deGrasse Tyson [523.482 Tys]

Atlantic: The Biography of an Ocean
by Simon Winchester [551.461 Win]

Parasite Rex
by Carl Zimmer [578.3 Zim]


The Curies: A Biography of the Most Controversial Family in Science
by Denis Brian [B C919b]

Charles Darwin and His World
by Julian Huxley [B D253hj]

A Beautiful Mind
by Sylvia Nasar [B N172n]

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot [Biography Lacks]


Emily Hansen series (geologist)
by Sarah Andrews

Remarkable Creatures (Mary Anning, fossil hunter)
by Tracy Chevalier

Diane Fallon series (forensic anthropologist/spelunker)
by Beverly Connor

Kay Scarpetta series (medical examiner)
by Patricia Cornwell

Second Wind (meteorologist)
by Dick Francis