Best Science Books

Best Science Books


Looking for good science books? This is my list of the best science books of all-time. If you only have time to read one or two books, I recommend looking at the Top Science Books section below.

Further down the page, you'll find more science book recommendations. Many of these books are fantastic as well. I try to carefully curate all of my reading lists and you can be sure that any science book on this page is worth your time. Enjoy!

The Top Science Books


A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

A Brief History of Time
by Stephen Hawking
Print | Audiobook


Complications by Atul Gawande

Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
by Atul Gawande
Print | Audiobook


The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Print | Audiobook


More Science Book Recommendations


A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

A Short History of Nearly Everything
by Bill Bryson
Print | Audiobook


The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
by Atul Gawande
Print | Audiobook


The House of God by Samuel Shem

The House of God
by Samuel Shem
Print | Audiobook


Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance by Atul Gawande

Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
by Atul Gawande
Print | Audiobook


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