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Science News’ favorite books of 2016

Here are our staff's picks of this year's must-read science books

5:30am, December 18, 2016
2016 Book Covers

GOOD READS  These are the science books that the Science News staff was most excited about this year.

Once again, Science News writers and editors have reviewed the stacks of science books published this year to pick their favorites. Most of the books listed here have been reviewed previously in the magazine. Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's pick: Favorite books of 2016.

Lab Girl
Hope Jahren

In this engrossing memoir, a geomicrobiologist hopscotches through the exploits of her life as a scientist while revealing the hidden world of her favorite research subject: plants (SN: 7/9/16, p

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