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Top Science Books Picks for 2013

this-explains-everythingAt NPR, Ira Flatow interviewed Deborah Blum, Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist and author of The Poisoner's Handbook: murder and the birth of forensic medicine in Jazz Age New York and editor Maria Popov and asked them to share their top science, technology, and environmental books of 2013

For the transcript of their conversation, visit

Maria Popova was one of the interviewees on NPR about her selection. The link to her beautifully annotated selection of the 13 Best Science and Technology Books 2013 is

Science Librarian, John Dupois from York University in Toronto annually posts lists of the best "sciencey books" from sources such as The Economist, Science Friday, New Scientist and more. To see his lists, visit his blog Confessions of A Science Librarian at

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