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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Page Turners 2004

Josie Glausiusz is the book review editor for Discover Magazine. Each year she and the rest of the staff of the magazine pick their top twenty science books for inclusion in the January issue of Discover.

Josie talks with host Steve Curwood about her top four favorites, and why.


 
  

“The Rarest of the Rare: Stories behind the treasures of the Harvard Museum of Natural History”
Text by Nancy Pic photos by Mark Sloan
(HarperCollins)


 

“Under Arctic Ice. The photographs of Norbert Wu”
By Jim Mastro
(The University of California Press)

“Exuberance - The passion for Life”
By Kay Redfield Jamison
(Knopf)
 

“Curious Minds, How a Child Becomes a Scientist”
Edited by John Brockman
(Pantheon Books)
 
 

Steve Curwood’s List:
 


 

“Redneck Riviera”
By Dennis Covington
(Counterpoint)
Listen to LOE’s interview with Dennis Covington.

“Deep Survival, Who Lives, Who Dies and Why”
By Laurence Gonzales
(Norton)
Listen to LOE’s interview with Laurence Gonzales.

Discover magazine’s top 20 list


 


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