Amazon announces picks for best science books of 2022 — so far
Amazon yesterday announced its picks for 2022 Best Books of the Year So Far, including its top book within the general-interest science category, “Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention — and How to Think Deeply Again”.
Amazon yesterday announced its picks for 2022’s Best Books of the Year So Far, including those within the general-interest science category.
Throughout the year, the Amazon Books editorial team reads thousands of books and recommends their favorites through the Best of the Month program, the Amazon Book Review, and Amazon Book Clubs; the editors’ selections are curated and independent, and are not sponsored content. The editors also curate celebrity picks, and interview authors as well.
After reading titles released between January through June 2022, the Amazon editorial team has made its selections for best books — so far — across a variety of categories.
Below are the Top 20 picks of 2022 — so far — within the general-interest science category:
- Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention—and How to Think Deeply Again
By Johann Hari
- Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole
By Susan Cain
- An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us
By Ed Yong
- There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness: And Other Thoughts on Physics, Philosophy and the World
- Eating to Extinction: The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them
By Dan Saladino
- How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going
By Vaclav Smil
- Emotional Inheritance: A Therapist, Her Patients, and the Legacy of Trauma
by Galit Atlas
- Collective Illusions: Conformity, Complicity, and the Science of Why We Make Bad Decisions
By Todd Rose
- The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward
- How Minds Change: The Surprising Science of Belief, Opinion, and Persuasion
- The Man from the Future: The Visionary Life of John von Neumann
- The Last Days of the Dinosaurs: An Asteroid, Extinction, and the Beginning of Our World
By Riley Black
- Atoms and Ashes: A Global History of Nuclear Disasters
- The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America's Bird
- The Facemaker: A Visionary Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I
- A Taste for Poison: Eleven Deadly Molecules and the Killers Who Used Them
- Life Between the Tides
- Wired for Love: A Neuroscientist's Journey Through Romance, Loss, and the Essence of Human Connection
- A Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Woman: A Memoir