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The Selfish Gene The Selfish Gene (Paperback)
by (shelved 2951 times as science)
avg rating 4.10 — 170,073 ratings — published 1976
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2767 times as science)
avg rating 4.01 — 530,826 ratings — published 2010
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Cosmos Cosmos (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2643 times as science)
avg rating 4.34 — 133,012 ratings — published 1980
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The Origin of Species The Origin of Species (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2486 times as science)
avg rating 3.95 — 133,331 ratings — published 1859
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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (Paperback)
by (shelved 1897 times as science)
avg rating 4.05 — 204,067 ratings — published 2003
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The God Delusion The God Delusion (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1621 times as science)
avg rating 3.88 — 263,169 ratings — published 2006
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The Grand Design The Grand Design (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1618 times as science)
avg rating 3.99 — 90,795 ratings — published 2010
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Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1424 times as science)
avg rating 3.91 — 70,064 ratings — published 2010
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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1282 times as science)
avg rating 3.81 — 75,331 ratings — published 2008
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Bad Science Bad Science (Paperback)
by (shelved 1137 times as science)
avg rating 4.06 — 46,524 ratings — published 2008
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Chaos: Making a New Science Chaos: Making a New Science (Paperback)
by (shelved 1071 times as science)
avg rating 3.97 — 38,177 ratings — published 1987
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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution (Paperback)
by (shelved 1029 times as science)
avg rating 4.11 — 40,193 ratings — published 2004
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Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal (Hardcover)
by (shelved 925 times as science)
avg rating 3.90 — 57,637 ratings — published 2013
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Thinking, Fast and Slow Thinking, Fast and Slow (Hardcover)
by (shelved 874 times as science)
avg rating 4.03 — 308,347 ratings — published 2011
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Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife (Paperback)
by (shelved 872 times as science)
avg rating 3.56 — 52,388 ratings — published 2005
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The World Without Us The World Without Us (Hardcover)
by (shelved 843 times as science)
avg rating 3.79 — 64,218 ratings — published 2007
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The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True (Hardcover)
by (shelved 793 times as science)
avg rating 4.03 — 35,491 ratings — published 2011
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A Briefer History of Time A Briefer History of Time (Hardcover)
by (shelved 771 times as science)
avg rating 4.18 — 35,921 ratings — published 2001
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Hyperspace Hyperspace (Paperback)
by (shelved 733 times as science)
avg rating 4.10 — 29,231 ratings — published 1994
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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World (Paperback)
by (shelved 667 times as science)
avg rating 4.05 — 66,739 ratings — published 2001
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The Double Helix The Double Helix (Paperback)
by (shelved 663 times as science)
avg rating 3.89 — 19,009 ratings — published 1968
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