- Paperback: 352 pages
- Publisher: Ecco; Original edition (20 Oct. 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0062091247
- ISBN-13: 978-0062091246
- Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 2 x 20.3 cm
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,041,630 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Edited by Rebecca Skloot, award-winning science writer and New York Times bestselling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, and her father, Floyd Skloot, an award-winning poet and writer, and past contributor to the series, The Best American Science Writing 2011 collects into one volume the most crucial, thought-provoking, and engaging science writing of the year. Culled from a wide variety of publications, these selections of outstanding journalism cover the full spectrum of scientific inquiry, providing a comprehensive overview of the most compelling, relevant, and exciting developments in the world of science. Provocative and engaging, The Best American Science Writing 2011 reveals just how far science has brought us—and where it is headed next.