Carl Zimmer

Right before everyone ran off for the holidays, we asked the Book Business staff and contributors one question: What was the best book you read in 2012. It didn't need to have been published in 2012, just one that they read in the calendar year. These are the results:

From the website.  Normally $12. Carl Zimmer wrote these essays for the World of Viruses project as part of a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). World of Viruses was created to help people understand more about viruses and virology research [...]

Via New Scientist: A new site run by veteran science writers aims to create a community around electronic books – and not the kind that are simply “digital clones” of the stuff you can still pick up in bookshops. New Scientist caught up with founder and prolific science writer Carl Zimmer to learn more about [...]

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