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Science Genre – What’s the best definition for the science genre? Books in the science nonfiction genre are about the systematic and organizing of knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe. The books in this genre study the structure and behavior of the physical and nature world through observation and experimentation (i.e. science experiments). They are books about how things work and react together and against each other in chemical and physical ways.

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science genre book coverScience Genre – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the science nonfiction genre.

1. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

2. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

3. Chaos: The Making of a New Science by James Gleick

4. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond

5. Cosmos by Carl Sagan

6. Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence by Carl Sagan

7. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt

8. Gˆdel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter

9. Genome: the Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley

10. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

11. How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker

12. Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams

13. Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of his Time by Dava Sobel

14. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

15. Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space by Carl Sagan

16. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard P. Feynman

17. The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan

18. The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean

19. The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene

20. The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene

21. The Feynman Lectures on Physics by Richard P. Feynman

22. The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

23. The Invention of Religion by Alexander Drake

24. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

25. The Universe in a Nutshell by Stephen Hawking

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Science Genre – Related Book Genres

* Education Book Genre

* Philosophy Genre

* Psychology Genre

* Technology Genre

* General Nonfiction Book Genre

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