The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011 by Mary Roach
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The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected—and most popular—of its kind.
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011 includes
Atul Gawande, Jonathan Franzen, Deborah Blum, Malcolm Gladwell, Oliver Sacks, Jon Mooallem, Jon Cohen, Luke Dittrich, and others
 

About Mary Roach

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Mary Roach is the author of four previous books: Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, and Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers. Her writing has appeared in Outside, Wired, National Geographic, and the New York Times Magazine, among others. She lives in Oakland, California.
 
Published October 4, 2011 by Mariner Books. 387 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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While she took the more dramatic step and moved her family from a Chicago suburb to the country and now relies nearly 100 percent on her farm to sustain her and her family, she isn't preaching that everyone do what she did — rather, she gives simple, easy steps on how we can make little changes i...

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