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A deep dive into the human genome, an exploration of how molecular biology impacts our understanding of evolution, and a look at the ways DNA shapes our personalities top the list of best-selling biology titles, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. 

A deep dive into the human genome, an exploration of how molecular biology impacts our understanding of evolution, and a look at the ways DNA shapes our personalities top the list of best-selling biology titles, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. 

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1. Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past
Reich, David
Oxford University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780198821250. $27.55.

2. Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life
Quammen, David
Simon & Schuster. 2018. ISBN 9781476776620. $30.

3. Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are
Plomin, Robert
MIT Press. 2018. ISBN 9780262039161. $27.95.

4. Never Home Alone: From Microbes To Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live
Dunn, Rob R.
Basic Books. 2018. ISBN 9781541645769. $28.

5. City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet
Seto, Karen Ching-Yee
Yale University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780300221695. $35.

6. In Search of the Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World
Oakes, Lauren
Basic Books. 2018. ISBN 9781541697126. $27.

7. Biodiversity and Climate Change: Transforming the Biosphere
Lovejoy, Thomas E.
Yale University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780300206111. $40.

8. Troublesome Science: The Misuse of Genetics and Genomics in Understanding Race
Desalle, Rob
Columbia University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780231185721. $35.

9. Dreamers, Visionaries, and Revolutionaries in the Life Sciences
Harman, Oren
University Of Chicago Press. 2018. ISBN 9780226569871. $120.

10. How Scientific Progress Occurs: Incrementalism and the Life Sciences
Carlson, Elof Axel
Cold Spring Harbor Lab. 2018. ISBN 9781621822974. $57.

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11. Lamarck's Revenge: How Epigenetics is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of Evolution's Past and Present
Ward, Peter D.
Bloomsbury. 2018. ISBN 9781632866158. $28.

12. Europe: A Natural History
Flannery, Tim F.
Text Publishing. 2018. ISBN 9781925603941. $22.40.

13. What Species Mean: A User's Guide to the Units of Biodiversity
Sigwart, Julia
CRC Press. 2018. ISBN 9781498799379. $99.95.

14. Third Lens: Metaphor and the Creation of Modern Cell Biology
Reynolds, Andrew S.
University of Chicago Press. 2018. ISBN 9780226563121. $90.

15. This Land Is Your Land: The Story of Field Biology in America
Lannoo, Michael J.
University of Chicago Press. 2018. ISBN 9780226358475. $90.

16. Learning about Your Genes: A Primer for Non-Biologists
Friedberg, Errol C.
World Scientific. 2018. ISBN 9789813272613. $48.

17. Fire Otherwise: Ethnobiology of Burning for a Changing World
Fowler, Cynthia T.
University of Utah Press. 2018. ISBN 9781607816140. $45.

18. Biology of Urban Environments
James, Philip
Oxford University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780198827238. $95.

19. Agents and Goals In Evolution
Okasha, Samir
Oxford University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780198815082. $40.

20. Biology of Grasslands
Wilsey, Brian J.
Oxford University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780198744511. $95.

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