It’s time for a Thursday Theme, where we shine a spotlight on some of the titles featured in this week’s Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association regional bestseller list.
In both fiction and nonfiction titles, a science theme kept popping up. What are some of your favorite books with scientists as characters or authors?
Sea of Tranquility Emily St. John Mandel (#1 Hardcover Fiction)
Lessons in Chemistry Bonnie Garmus (#6 Hardcover Fiction)
Bewilderment Richard Powers (#9 Hardcover Fiction)
Project Hail Mary Andy Weir (#15 Hardcover Fiction)
Finding the Mother Tree Suzanne Simard (#10 Hardcover Nonfiction)
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art James Nestor (#14 Hardcover Nonfiction)
The Lost Apothecary Sarah Penner (#3 Paperback Fiction)
The Overstory Richard Powers (#7 Paperback Fiction)
Braiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall Kimmerer (#1 Paperback Nonfiction)
Come As You Are Emily Nagoski, Ph.D (#11 Paperback Nonfiction)
Entangled Life Merlin Sheldrake (#12 Paperback Nonfiction)
Gathering Moss Robin Wall Kimmerer (#14 Paperback Nonfiction)
Oceanarium: Welcome to the Museum Loveday Trinick, Teagan White (Illus.) (#6 Early and Middle Readers)