Science Book Lists

Genome by Matt RidleyThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsThe Double Helix by James D. WatsonThe Violinist's Thumb by Sam KeanRosalind Franklin by Brenda Maddox
Genetics for Non-Scientists
21 books — 26 voters

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootStiff by Mary RoachThe Great Influenza by John M. BarryGerm Theory by Robert GaynesThe Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
Great reads about Life Sciences
37 books — 22 voters
Pest Control for Organic Gardening by Amber RichardsHow to Survive the End of the World as We Know It by James Wesley RawlesWhen All Hell Breaks Loose by Cody LundinFinding Harry Styles by G.B. Hope98.6 Degrees by Cody Lundin
Surviving the Apocalypse
51 books — 20 voters

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo IshiguroThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. WellsThe Origin of Species by Charles Darwin1984 by George Orwell
Orphan Black
57 books — 18 voters
From Dawn to Decadence by Jacques BarzunHow the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas CahillSailing the Wine-Dark Sea by Thomas CahillA Brief History of Thought by Luc FerryHeretic Queen by Susan Ronald
Best books on history and culture.
32 books — 16 voters

Rosalind Franklin by Brenda MaddoxLise Meitner by Ruth Lewin SimeNobel Prize Women in Science by Sharon Bertsch McGrayneMaria Sibylla Merian by Maria Sibylla MerianObsessive Genius by Barbara Goldsmith
Female Scientists
59 books — 13 voters

The Systems View of Life by Fritjof CapraThe Human Zoo by Desmond MorrisThe Third Chimpanzee by Jared DiamondThe Naked Ape by Desmond MorrisIntimate Behavior by Desmond Morris
The Human Animal
48 books — 10 voters
Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering by Warren L. McCabeChemical Engineering by J.M. CoulsonChemical Engineering by J.R. BackhurstCoulson & Richardson's Chemical Engineering by R.K. SinnottCoulson & Richardson's Chemical Engineering by J.M. Coulson
Wanna be a Chemical Engineer?
22 books — 9 voters

The Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienHamlet by William ShakespeareThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienThe Two Towers by J.R.R. TolkienThe Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Book Bucket List
70 books — 9 voters
Mushrooms Demystified by David AroraMycelium Running by Paul StametsThe Book of Fungi by Peter RobertsCollins Complete British Mushrooms and Toadstools by Paul SterryMagical Mushrooms, Mischievous Molds by George W. Hudler
14 books — 8 voters

The Program by Suzanne YoungRenegade by J.A. SoudersThe Treatment by Suzanne YoungThe Recovery by Suzanne YoungThe Memory Key by Liana Liu
Memory Erasure
23 books — 8 voters
Kingbird Highway by Kenn KaufmanThe Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJongAlex & Me by Irene M. PepperbergLiving on the Wind by Scott WeidensaulThe Urban Birder by David Lindo
Birds and Birding
139 books — 8 voters

Heir to the Empire by Timothy ZahnManta's Gift by Timothy ZahnThe Icarus Hunt by Timothy ZahnDark Force Rising by Timothy ZahnDragon and Liberator by Timothy Zahn
Best Timothy Zahn Novels
20 books — 7 voters
The Cycle of Cosmic Catastrophes by Richard FirestoneThe Wisdom of Your Cells by Bruce H. LiptonMisquoting Jesus by Bart D. EhrmanThe Territorial Imperative by Robert ArdreyThe God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
Darwin's Tavern Books
20 books — 4 voters

Out of My Life and Thought by Albert SchweitzerWhen Bull Elephants Fight by Roger L. YoumansDoctors Beyond Borders by Georgie TylerThe Last King of Scotland by Giles FodenOf Spirits and Madness by Paul R. Linde
Third World Medicine
27 books — 3 voters
The Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsAn Ocean of Air by Gabrielle WalkerHowppiness by Jaume Batlle i PeralesThe Disappearing Spoon by Sam KeanOn Human Nature by Edward O. Wilson
Best Science eBooks
7 books — 3 voters

The Animal Dialogues by Craig ChildsHope for Animals and Their World by Jane GoodallThe Octopus and the Orangutan by Eugene LindenWhen Elephants Weep by Jeffrey Moussaieff MassonForbidden Creatures by Peter Laufer
Wild Animals
19 books — 3 voters
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris HadfieldConnection by Randy OlsonDon't Be Such a Scientist by Randy OlsonSurely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard FeynmanEscape from the Ivory Tower by Nancy Baron
Science communication
7 books — 2 voters

Being Digital by Nicholas NegroponteAn Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris HadfieldClimate Change by Gavin SchmidtBusiness @ the Speed of Thought by Bill GatesBroken Music by Sting
Books to get you ready for TED2014
22 books — 1 voter
A trip through death valley's geologic past  by Kenneth E. LengnerRoad Guide to Death Valley National Park by Robert DeckerStrolling stones the mystery of death valley's racetrack by Jean    Johnson
Books on Death Valley
3 books — 1 voter

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