Stiff by Mary RoachThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver SacksOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken KeseyThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Medicine and Literature
188th out of 1,550 books — 1,846 voters
Snow Crash by Neal StephensonNeuromancer by William GibsonThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsReady Player One by Ernest Cline2001 by Arthur C. Clarke
Computers in Literature
39th out of 220 books — 223 voters

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonA Brief History of Time by Stephen HawkingCosmos by Carl SaganThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
Best Science Books - Non-Fiction Only
286th out of 1,542 books — 3,399 voters
Walden by Henry David ThoreauSilent Spring by Rachel CarsonThe Age of Insight by Eric R. KandelBeing and Time by Martin HeideggerMarie Antoinette by Antonia Fraser
Non-fiction - Something for Everyone
99th out of 1,914 books — 858 voters

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondThe Disappearing Spoon by Sam KeanThe German Genius by Peter Watson
History of Science
79th out of 473 books — 313 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselBeing and Time by Martin HeideggerHiroshima by John HerseyThe Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein
Must Read Non-Fiction
306th out of 2,775 books — 2,903 voters

Freakonomics by Steven D. LevittGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondOutliers by Malcolm GladwellCosmos by Carl SaganThe Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins
Best Pop Science Books
36th out of 135 books — 160 voters
Differential Clinical Significance of Medical Information by I.C. PapachristosRejuvenaging by Ron KaiserElectronic Health Records by Richard GarteePrinciples and Practice of Public Health Surveillance by Lisa M. LeeBusiness Data Networks and Security by Raymond R. Panko
Health Informatics
1st out of 5 books — 6 voters

Differential Clinical Significance of Medical Information by I.C. PapachristosPhylogenetic Trees Made Easy by Barry G. HallPractical Computing for Biologists by Steven HaddockBioinformatics and Functional Genomics by Jonathan PevsnerBeginning Perl for Bioinformatics by James Tisdall
Bioinformatics Essential Books
1st out of 11 books — 8 voters
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonA Brief History of Time by Stephen HawkingGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsCosmos by Carl Sagan
Best General Science Books
111th out of 586 books — 482 voters