Science/Nature

Rating Sort ascending Title Author Genre Sub-Genre(s) Country Year
10.0 Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! Richard FeynmanFeynman Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Science/Nature United States
9.5 Rising from the PlainsRising from the Plains John McPheeMcPhee Non-Fiction Science/Nature, History United States
9.5 Right StuffThe Right Stuff Tom WolfeWolfe Non-Fiction Biography, Science/Nature United States
9.5 Short History of Nearly EverythingA Short History of Nearly Everything Bill BrysonBryson Non-Fiction Science/Nature, History United States
9.5 Selfish GeneThe Selfish Gene Richard DawkinsDawkins Non-Fiction Science/Nature United Kingdom
9.0 Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma FlacksBad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks Ben GoldacreGoldacre Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Mathematics/Statistics United Kingdom
9.0 Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology WatcherThe Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher Lewis ThomasThomasc Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Medicine United States
9.0 Anthropologist on MarsAn Anthropologist on Mars Oliver SacksSacks Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United Kingdom
9.0 Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt's New WorldThe Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt's New World Andrea WulfWulf Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Biography United States
9.0 Man who Mistook His Wife for a HatThe Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat Oliver SacksSacks Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United Kingdom
9.0 Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology WatcherThe Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher Lewis ThomasThomasc Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Medicine United States
9.0 Unweaving the RainbowUnweaving the Rainbow Richard DawkinsDawkins Non-Fiction Science/Nature United Kingdom
9.0 PeregrineThe Peregrine J.A. BakerBaker Non-Fiction Science/Nature United Kingdom
9.0 Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of RealityThe Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality Brian GreeneGreeneb Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
9.0 Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant TeacherSix Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher Richard FeynmanFeynman Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
8.5 Pine BarrensThe Pine Barrens John McPheeMcPhee Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
8.5 Feynman Lectures on PhysicsThe Feynman Lectures on Physics Richard FeynmanFeynman Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
8.5 On the Origin of SpeciesOn the Origin of Species Charles DarwinDarwin Non-Fiction Science/Nature United Kingdom
8.5 What Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious CharacterWhat Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious Character Richard FeynmanFeynman Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Science/Nature United States
8.5 Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing WaterCadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water Marc ReisnerReisner Non-Fiction History, Science/Nature United States
8.5 Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural HistoryEver Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History Stephen Jay GouldGould Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
8.5 Behave: The Science of Humans at our Best and WorstBehave: The Science of Humans at our Best and Worst Robert SapolskySapolsky Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United States
8.5 Beginning of Infinity: Explanations that Transform the WorldThe Beginning of Infinity: Explanations that Transform the World David DeutschDeutsch Non-Fiction Science/Nature, History United Kingdom
8.5 Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human NatureThe Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature Matt RidleyRidley Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United States
8.5 Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of LifeThe Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life Richard DawkinsDawkins Non-Fiction Science/Nature United Kingdom
8.5 Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian TrailA Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail Bill BrysonBryson Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Science/Nature United States
8.5 Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the WorldOxygen: The Molecule that Made the World Nick LaneLane Non-Fiction Science/Nature United Kingdom
8.5 Basin and RangeBasin and Range John McPheeMcPhee Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
8.5 In Suspect TerrainIn Suspect Terrain John McPheeMcPhee Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
8.0 Six Not So Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry and Space-TimeSix Not So Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry and Space-Time Richard FeynmanFeynman Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
8.0 Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and SurvivalThe Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival John VaillantVaillant Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
8.0 Number: The Language of ScienceNumber: The Language of Science Tobias DantzigDantzig Non-Fiction Mathematics/Statistics, Science/Nature United States
8.0 Personal Narrative of a Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New ContinentPersonal Narrative of a Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent Alexander von HumboldtHumboldt Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Travel/Adventure France
8.0 Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four MealsThe Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals Michael PollanPollan Non-Fiction Food, Science/Nature United States
8.0 In the Deserts of This EarthIn the Deserts of This Earth Uwe GeorgeGeorgeb Non-Fiction Science/Nature Germany
8.0 Spent: Sex, Evolution, and Consumer BehaviorSpent: Sex, Evolution, and Consumer Behavior Geoffrey MillerMillerb Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United States
8.0 River Out of EdenRiver Out of Eden Richard DawkinsDawkins Non-Fiction Science/Nature United Kingdom
8.0 Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate TheoryThe Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory Brian GreeneGreeneb Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
8.0 Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human PandemicSpillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic David QuammenQuammen Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Medicine United States
7.5 Fire in America: A Cultural History of Wildland and Rural FireFire in America: A Cultural History of Wildland and Rural Fire Stephen PynePyne Non-Fiction History, Science/Nature United States
7.5 CosmosCosmos Carl SaganSagan Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.5 Crossing the CratonCrossing the Craton John McPheeMcPhee Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.5 Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological InvasionOut of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion Alan BurdickBurdick Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.5 Shadows of Forgotten AncestorsShadows of Forgotten Ancestors Carl SaganSagan Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.5 Paradigms Lost: Images of Man in the Mirror of ScienceParadigms Lost: Images of Man in the Mirror of Science John CastiCasti Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.5 Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow’s WorldThe Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow’s World Charles MannMann Non-Fiction History, Science/Nature United States
7.5 Consilience: The Unity of KnowledgeConsilience: The Unity of Knowledge Edward O. WilsonWilsond Non-Fiction Philosophy, Science/Nature United States
7.5 Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and KnowInside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know Alexandra HorowitzHorowitz Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.5 Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human NatureThe Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature Geoffrey MillerMillerb Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United States
7.5 Sapiens: A Brief History of HumankindSapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Yuval Noah HarariHarari Non-Fiction Science/Nature, History Israel
7.5 Cultural Lives of Whales and DolphinsThe Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins Hal WhiteheadWhiteheadb Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.5 WaldenWalden Henry David ThoreauThoreau Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Science/Nature United States
7.5 Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the CosmosThe Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos Brian GreeneGreeneb Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.5 QED: The Strange Theory of Light and MatterQED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter Richard FeynmanFeynman Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.5 Dog’s Mind: Understanding Your Dog's BehaviorThe Dog’s Mind: Understanding Your Dog's Behavior Bruce FogleFogle Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Other Canada
7.5 Sightlines: A Conversation with the Natural WorldSightlines: A Conversation with the Natural World Kathleen JamieJamie Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Science/Nature Scotland
7.0 Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the SeaThe Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea Callum RobertsRoberts Non-Fiction Science/Nature United Kingdom
7.0 Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. FeynmanThe Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman Richard FeynmanFeynman Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.0 Character of Physical LawThe Character of Physical Law Richard FeynmanFeynman Non-Fiction Science/Nature United States
7.0 Fractal Geometry of NatureThe Fractal Geometry of Nature Benoit MandelbrotMandelbrot Non-Fiction Mathematics/Statistics, Science/Nature United States
7.0 Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical BoyhoodUncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood Oliver SacksSacks Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Science/Nature United Kingdom
7.0 Why Beauty is Truth: A History of SymmetryWhy Beauty is Truth: A History of Symmetry Ian StewartStewart Non-Fiction Mathematics/Statistics, Science/Nature United Kingdom
7.0 Oxford Book of Modern Science WritingThe Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing Richard DawkinsDawkins Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Essays United Kingdom
7.0 Genius: Life and Science of Richard FeynmanGenius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman James GleickGleick Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Biography United States
7.0 Pilgrim at Tinker CreekPilgrim at Tinker Creek Annie DillardDillard Non-Fiction Science/Nature