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Best Australian Science Writing

Author: Bianca Nogrady
Publisher: New South Books
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This 2019 anthology, the ninth of its kind, has gathered the most insightful and powerful pieces of writing from Australian scientists and writers, in a powerful array of essays and poems. Topics range from the dangers of hyping up artificial intelligence, exercise and the heart, to how a ceramicist is helping to save the handfish. Accomplishing what all science writing should, The Best Australian Science Writing will make you think of new ideas – and feel emotions you didn’t expect to.

Reading room discussion: Which piece of writing do you feel best expresses both the facts and emotions of the topic and why?

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