10 STEM Books to Update Your Collection

  1. “The Code Book” by Simon Singh – This book explores the history and significance of codebreaking and cryptography.
  2. “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari – While not strictly a STEM book, it offers fascinating insights into the history of scientific and technological advancements.
  3. “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot – This book delves into the ethical and scientific impact of the HeLa cell line, which has been instrumental in biomedical research.
  4. “The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan” by Robert Kanigel – This biography tells the story of the extraordinary mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
  5. “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren – The author shares her experiences as a female scientist and explores the wonders of the natural world.
  6. “Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup” by John Carreyrou – This gripping account details the rise and fall of the biotech company Theranos, uncovering fraud and deception.
  7. “The Gene: An Intimate History” by Siddhartha Mukherjee – Exploring the history of gene and genetic research, this book offers a captivating look at the future of genetics.
  8. “The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution” by Walter Isaacson – This book highlights the pioneering efforts and collaborations that led to the development of modern technology.
  9. “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History” by Elizabeth Kolbert – Investigating the impact humans have had on Earth’s biodiversity, this book discusses the current mass extinction event.
  10. “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” by Siddhartha Mukherjee – This Pulitzer Prize-winning book provides a comprehensive history of cancer and the progress made in understanding and treating the disease.

These 10 STEM books cover a wide range of scientific topics and will undoubtedly enhance your collection. Happy reading!