Science Book a Day 10 Most Popular Books in September 2015

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  1. Systema Naturae
  2. Nextinction
  3. The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet
  4. The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art
  5. The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table’s Shadow Side
  6. Meet Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Endorphin, Oxytocin, Serotonin
  7. Gray’s Anatomy
  8. How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain
  9. Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era
  10. Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made

September’s 10 most popular books of the month saw some great changes to the list. Perhaps the most significant entry to the list was Adventures in the Anthropocene by Gaia Vince, who this month won the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. A welcome entry is Nextinction, a graphic, evocative book looking at animals on the verge of extinction. Other newcomers include The Story of Earth, The Aesthetic Brain and the The Lost Elements.

Make sure you check them out. 🙂


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