Carl Zimmer

Carl Zimmer

In his books, essays, articles and blog posts, Carl Zimmer reports from the frontiers of biology, where scientists are expanding our understanding of life. In addition to writing books, Zimmer contributes articles to The New York Times as well as magazines including National Geographic, Time, Scientific American, Science and Popular Science. He also writes an award-winning blog, The Loom.

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The Best Nonfiction Books of 2018, recommended by Fiammetta Rocco

It’s a difficult task: to identify the very best nonfiction books of the year. But the Baillie Gifford Prize aims to do just that. The chair of the prize’s 2018 judging panel Fiammetta Rocco talks to us about the six fascinating titles that made the shortlist.

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