5 AWESOME BOOKS STARRING WOMEN SCIENTISTS

I read Sarah Perry's The Essex Serpent recently and, though I didn't love it like I thought I would, it gets many things right. One of these is the main character's enthusiasm for nature and science--her love of fossils and delight in plantlife, and her excitement at the thought of encountering the Essex Serpent itself, … Continue reading 5 AWESOME BOOKS STARRING WOMEN SCIENTISTS

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TODAY’S RECOMMENDED BOOK: THE GREAT SOUL OF SIBERIA, BY SOOYONG PARK (2015)

Setting: The Ussuri Forest, on Siberia's Eastern coast. Premise: Sooyong Park is a wildlife photographer who’s spent most of the last two decades filming tigers while hiding in cramped spaces. This (non-fiction) book is basically a documentary in prose form, charting three generations of the same tiger family. Why you should read this book: (1) For the … Continue reading TODAY’S RECOMMENDED BOOK: THE GREAT SOUL OF SIBERIA, BY SOOYONG PARK (2015)