Some of the greatest nonfiction books about science read like novels. They borrow tropes and narrative tricks from science fiction, fantasy, horror, and more — turning great discoveries into great adventures. Here are twenty-three science books that are better than genre fiction because they're true.

Some of the greatest nonfiction books about science read like novels. They borrow tropes and narrative tricks from science fiction, fantasy, horror, and more — turning great discoveries into great adventures. Here are twenty-three science books that are better than genre fiction because they're true.

This will be a good exercise in adding a vintage look to the poster design I'm working on.

This will be a good exercise in adding a vintage look to the poster design I'm working on.

Kadykchan: the settlement's name comes from the indigenous Even language, meaning "small gorge" or "ravine".

Kadykchan: the settlement's name comes from the indigenous Even language, meaning "small gorge" or "ravine".

A beautiful #gaming painting called "Broken Overpass" from 'The Last of Us' by Shaddy Safadi.     Part of the 2012 Into the Pixel Collection #ITP.

A beautiful #gaming painting called "Broken Overpass" from 'The Last of Us' by Shaddy Safadi. Part of the 2012 Into the Pixel Collection #ITP.

These Are the Most Serious Catastrophic Threats Faced by Humanity

These Are the Most Serious Catastrophic Threats Faced by Humanity

Set in a post-nuclear-war landscape, "Fallout is an almost unbearably grim video game.

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