The Canadian book industry trade magazine Quill & Quire has published their 2007 Books of the Year issue. As I've been doing with other sources, I thought I'd point out some of the science related titles in their list. So...
- The Chickens Fight Back: Pandemic Panics and Deadly Diseases That Jump from Animals to Humans by David Waltner-Toews
- The End of Ignorance: Multiplying Our Human Potential by John Mighton (math education)
- Man Who Forgot How to Read: A Memoir by Howard Engel (memoir of stroke survivor)
- Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams
An interesting if somewhat short list, with only one (the Waltner-Toews) that I would really call a science book. It's too bad that the Q&Q fares as badly as the NYT in picking good science books. I certainly wish that they would pay more attention to science books just like I wish that Canadian publishers would actually publish more science books. But that's a different rant.