Shining Stars | The Best Science Books of the Year (So Far)

Discover new ideas and explore the world with these titles.

Asprey, Dave. Smarter Not Harder: The Biohacker’s Guide to Getting the Body and Mind You Want. Harper Wave. Feb. 2023. 320p. ISBN 9780063204720. $32.

Berry, Erica. Wolfish: Wolf, Self, and the Stories We Tell About Fear. Flatiron. Feb. 2023. 432p. ISBN 9781250821621. $29.99.

Cohen, Benyamin. The Einstein Effect: How the World’s Favorite Genius Got into Our Cars, Our Bathrooms, and Our Minds. Sourcebooks. Jul. 2023. 384p. ISBN 9781728248387. pap. $16.99.

Dungy, Camille T. Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden. S. & S. May 2023. 336p. ISBN 9781982195304. $28.99.

Gleick, Peter. The Three Ages of Water: Prehistoric Past, Imperiled Present, and a Hope for the Future. PublicAffairs: Perseus. Jun. 2023. 368p. ISBN 9781541702271. $30.

Goulding, Ellie. Fitter. Calmer. Stronger: A Mindful Approach to Exercise and Nutrition. Harper Horizon. Jan. 2023. 272p. ISBN 9780785291725. $29.99.

Green, Jaime. The Possibility of Life: Science, Imagination, and Our Quest for Kinship in the Cosmos. Hanover Square: Harlequin. Apr. 2023. 304p. ISBN 9781335463548. $32.99.

Hansen, Keith. Birds of Point Reyes. Heyday. Jun. 2023. 80p. ISBN 9781597146036. $25.

Joseph, Leigh. Held by the Land: A Guide to Indigenous Plants for Wellness. Wellfleet. Mar. 2023. 192p. ISBN 9781577152941. $24.99.

Mathevon, Nicolas. The Voices of Nature: How and Why Animals Communicate. Princeton Univ. Jun. 2023. 376p. ISBN 9780691236759. $32.

Rothman, Julia. Wildlife Anatomy: The Curious Lives & Features of Wild Animals around the World. Storey. Apr. 2023. 208p. ISBN 9781635863888. pap. $18.99.

Scharre, Paul. Four Battlegrounds: Power in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Norton. Feb. 2023. 496p. ISBN 9780393866865. $32.50.

Skomal, Greg & Ret Talbot. Chasing Shadows: My Life Tracking the Great White Shark. Morrow. Jul. 2023. 368p. ISBN 9780063090835. $29.99.

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