Biology/Genetics

  • A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution by Jennifer Doudna
  • Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are by Robert Plomin
  • Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome by Venki Ramakrishnan
  • I Contain Multitudes by Ed Long
  • Junk DNA by Nessa Carey
  • The Epigenetics Revolution by Nessa Carey
  • The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Biography

  • Genius on the Edge: The Bizarre Double Life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted by Gerald Amber
  • Harvey Cushing: A Life in Surgery by Michael Bliss
  • Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science by Rachel Swaby
  • One Man's Medicine by Archibald Cochrane

Logic/Maths/Etc.

  • A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World by Daniel Levitin
  • A Mind for Numbers by Barbara Oakley
  • Algorithms to Live By by Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths
  • Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure by Cedric Villani
  • Hello World by Hannah Fry
  • How Not To Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg
  • How To Lie With Statistics by Darrell Huff
  • Reckoning with Risk by Gerd Gigerenzer
  • The Art of Logic: How to Make Sense in a World that Doesn't by Eugenia Cheng
  • The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data by David Spiegelhalter
  • The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect by Judea Pearl
  • The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts by Shane Parrish & Rhiannon Beaubien
  • The Model Thinker: What You Need to Know to Make Data Work for You by Scott Page
  • Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O'Neil

Medicine/The Body

  • Admissions by Henry Marsh
  • All That Remains: A Life in Death by Professor Sue Black
  • Also Human: The Inner Lives of Doctors by Caroline Elton
  • An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks
  • Anatomy in Black by Emily Evans
  • Awakenings by Oliver Sacks
  • Bad Pharma by Ben Goldacre
  • Becoming a Neurosurgeon by John Colapinto
  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
  • Beneath The Skin by Various Authors
  • Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance by Atul Gawande
  • Breaking and Mending: A junior doctor's stories of compassion and burnout by Joanna Cannon
  • Body of Work: Meditation on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab by Christine Montross
  • Brain On Fire by Susannah Catalan
  • Brainstorm: Detective Stories From the World of Neurology by Suzanne O'Sullivan
  • Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande
  • Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life by Dr Matt Morgan
  • Cure: A Journey Into The Science of Mind Over Body by Jo Marchant
  • Dear Life by Rachel Clarke
  • Delusions of Gender: The Real Science by Cordelia Fine
  • Direct Red: A Surgeon's Story by Gabriel Weston
  • Do No Harm by Henry Marsh
  • Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick by Maya Dusenbery
  • Extremes: How Far Can You Go To Save a Life? by Kevin Fong
  • Fragile Lives by Stephen Westaby
  • Gray's Anatomy
  • Gut by Giulia Enders
  • Heart: A History by Sandeep Jauhar
  • How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon by Joshua Mezrich
  • How Not To Be A Doctor: And Other Essays by John Launer
  • In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer's by Joseph Jebelli
  • Incurable Me: Why the Best Medical Research Does Not Make It into Clinical Practice by Kenneth Stoller
  • Into The Grey Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and Death by Adrian Owen
  • It's All in Your Head by Suzanne O'Sullivan
  • Just One More Question: Stories from a Life in Neurology by Niall Tubridy
  • Kill as Few Patients as Possible: And Fifty-six Other Essays on How to Be the World's Best Doctor by Oliver London
  • Last Night In The OR by Bud Shaw
  • Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon by Rahul Jandial
  • Meaning, Medicine, and the Placebo Effect by Daniel Moerman
  • Modern Death by Haider Warraich
  • Nerve Endings: The Discovery of the Synapse by Richard Rapport
  • Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood by Rose George
  • Placebo: Mind Over Matter in Modern Medicine by Dylan Evans
  • Polio: The Odyssey of Eradication by Thomas Abraham
  • Powerful Medicines by Jerry Avorn
  • Principles of Neural Science by Eric Kandel, James Schwartz, & Thomas Jessell
  • Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain by Allan Ropper & Brian Burrell
  • Selling Sickness: How Drug Companies are Turning Us All Into Patients by Ray Moynihan
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematorium by Caitlin Doughty
  • Survival of the Sickest by Sharon Moalem
  • Tell Me the Planets: Stories of Brain Injury and What It Means To Survive by Ben Platts-Mills
  • Testing Treatments by Paul Glasziou
  • The Anatomist: A True Story of Gray's Anatomy by Bill Hayes
  • The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramon y Cajal
  • The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge
  • The Brain's Way of Healing by Norman Doidge
  • The Butchering Art by Lindsey Fitzharris
  • The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves by Eric Kandel
  • The Drugs Don't Work by Prof Dame Sally Davies
  • The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • The Gendered Brain by Gina Rippon
  • The Knife's Edge by Stephen Westaby
  • The Laws of Medicine by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • The Man With a Shattered World by A. R. Luria
  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks
  • The Matter of the Heart by Thomas Morris
  • The Mind's Eye by Oliver Sacks
  • The Naked Surgeon: the power and peril of transparency in medicine by Samer Nashef
  • The New York Times Book of Medicine by Abraham Verghese
  • The Private Life of the Brain by Susan Greenfield
  • The State of Medicine: Keeping the Promise of the NHS by Margaret McCartney
  • The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean
  • The Trouble with Medical Journals by Richard Smith
  • The Vaccine Race by Meredith Wadman
  • This is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay
  • Under The Knife: A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations by Arnold van de Laar
  • Unnatural Causes by Dr Richard Shepherd
  • When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  • When the Air Hits Your Brain by Frank Vertosick
  • White Coat, Black Hat by Carl Elliott
  • With The End In Mind by Kathryn Mannix
  • Your Life In My Hands by Rachel Clarke

Physics

  • A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
  • Reality Is Not What it Seems by Carlo Rovelli
  • Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli
  • The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli
  • The Quantum Universe by Brian Cox

Psychology/The Mind

  • A Mind of Its Own by Cordelia Fine
  • Against Empathy by Paul Bloom
  • Age of Insight by Eric Kandel
  • Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert Sapolsky
  • Denying to the Grave: Why We Ignore Facts That Will Save Us by Sara + Jack Gorman
  • Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain by Antonio Damasio
  • Grit by Angela Duckworth
  • Happy by Derren Brown
  • Headspace by Andy Puddicome
  • Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes by Maria Konnikova
  • Mindhunter by John Douglas
  • Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer
  • Nervous States: How Feeling Took Over The World by William Davies
  • Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Patient H. M. by Luke Dittrich
  • Peak: How all of us can achieve extraordinary things by Anders Ericsson & Robert Pool
  • Pre-Susaion by Robert Cialdini
  • Quiet by Susan Cain
  • Quirkology by Richard Wiseman
  • Shoot for the Moon: How the Moon Landings Taught us the 8 Secrets of Success by Richard Wiseman
  • The Courage To Be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi & Fumitake Koga
  • The Evolution of Cooperation by Robert Axelrod
  • The Honest Truth About Dishonesty by Dan Ariely
  • The Laws of Human Nature by Robert Greene
  • The Organised Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload by Daniel Levitin
  • The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson
  • The Shallows by Nicholas Carr
  • The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Tricks of the Mind by Derren Brown

Misc.

  • Bad Science by Ben Goldacre
  • Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking
  • Every Other Thursday: Stories and Strategies from Successful Women Scientists by Ellen Daniell
  • Forgotten Women: The Scientists by Zing Tsjeng
  • How to Read a Paper by Trisha Greenhalgh
  • I Think You'll Find It's a Bit More Complicated Than That by Ben Goldacre
  • Ignorance: How It Drives Science by Stuart Firestein
  • Impossibility: The Limits of Science and the Science of Limits by John Barrow
  • Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong by Angela Saini
  • Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez
  • Natural Causes: Life, Death and the Illusion of Control by Barbara Ehrenreich
  • Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science by Dave Levitan
  • Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hopes, and Wastes Billions by Richard Harris
  • Scienceblind by Andrew Shtulman
  • The China Study by T Colin Campbell
  • The Information: a history, a theory, a flood by James Gleick
  • The New York Times Book of Science by David Corcoran
  • To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science by Steven Weinberg
  • Whole by T Colin Campbell
  • Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed The World by Rachel Ignotofsky
mar 2 2014 ∞
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