Save an extra CDN$ 11.30 (45%). Buy the Kindle Edition instead.
Only 1 left in stock.
Ships from and sold by Book Depository CA.
CDN$ 25.29 + FREE SHIPPING
+ CDN$ 4.53 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Very gently used. Tight binding and clean pages.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

What's Next: Dispatches on the Future of Science Paperback – May 26 2009


See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
Paperback
CDN$ 25.29
CDN$ 25.29 CDN$ 0.01

See more ▸ Deals on Books

click to open popover

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage (May 26 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0307389316
  • ISBN-13: 978-0307389312
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 1.5 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 45.4 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,281,223 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product description

Review

“Captivating. . . . Diverse. . . . While each essay is its own gem, together they form a remarkable dialogue about what it is to be human now, and what it will be in the future. . . . Fascinating.”
New Scientist
 
“Like reading a set of interesting blog posts, but on paper. And most of these folks don’t have blogs!”
Discover Magazine’s “Things Going On” blog
 
“Engrossing. . . . Offers a youthful spin on some of the most pressing scientific issues of today—and tomorrow. . . . Super smart and interesting.”
New York Observer’s “Very Short List”

“A fantastic cross-section of societal concerns, focusing largely on issues of ethics and the human mind. . . . This absorbing collection makes easy-to-read but thought-provoking material for even casual science buffs.”
Publishers Weekly
 
“Capaciously accessible, these writings project a curiosity to which followers of science news will gravitate.”
Booklist
 
“If these authors are the future of science, then the science of the future will be one exciting ride! Find out what the best minds of the new generation are thinking before the Nobel Committee does. A fascinating chronicle of the big, new ideas that are keeping young scientists up at night.”
—Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness
 
“A preview of the ideas you're going to be reading about in ten years.”
—Steven Pinker, author of The Stuff of Thought

About the Author

Max Brockman is an agent at Brockman, Inc. a literary and software agency. He lives in New York City.

See all Product description

No customer reviews


Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 4.2 out of 5 stars 11 reviews
David M. Giltinan
3.0 out of 5 starsEssays of mixed quality, with a remarkably narrow focus
July 14, 2009 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
37 people found this helpful.
Dennis Littrell
5.0 out of 5 starsSome younger scientists report on what they're doing.
October 13, 2009 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful.
idrissou
4.0 out of 5 starsFour Stars
July 13, 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery & Returns

Need Help?