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
196th out of 1,620 books — 1,926 voters
Neuromancer by William GibsonSnow Crash by Neal StephensonThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsReady Player One by Ernest Cline2001 by Arthur C. Clarke
Computers in Literature
39th out of 219 books — 227 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
290th out of 1,600 books — 3,558 voters
Let's Talk by Art RiosWalden by Henry David ThoreauLove is the Answer, God is the Cure by Aimee Cabo NikolovSilent Spring by Rachel CarsonAdoption Stories by Janine Myung Ja
Non-fiction - Something for Everyone
385th out of 2,528 books — 1,139 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
80th out of 476 books — 315 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselBeing and Time by Martin HeideggerHiroshima by John HerseyInto Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Must Read Non-Fiction
584th out of 3,206 books — 3,367 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 143 books — 180 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 HawkingThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondCosmos by Carl Sagan
Best General Science Books
119th out of 507 books — 525 voters