The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Sci-Tech

It’s time to celebrate the innovative and scientifically proven in our annual Spotlight on Sci-Tech. This year’s best books in the fields of science and technology are highlighted in three top 10s for adult books, youth books, and audiobooks. Donna Seaman assembles a fascinating core collection on the prescient topic of artificial intelligence. Julia Smith talks with April Pulley Sayre, a Geisel Honor Award-winning author of over 60 nonfiction titles, about her unique way of making science fun and beautiful for younger readers. And for your holiday season traveling, Heather Booth packs up a list of perfectly timed audiobooks in the latest Booklist Backlist.

The December 1 issue of Booklist is live on Booklist Online, where you’ll find all of these new features and columns, along with 324 new reviews. Most articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or do subscribe but haven’t registered for access, you can take care of that today!

You can also find the complete magazine online! Booklist’s digital edition of the December 1 issue is live. It’s a great way to explore the magazine from your iPhone, iPad, tablet, Samsung Galaxy, or any other internet-connected device. With the digital issue, subscribers will now get print, online, digital, and archival access to the 22 Booklist and four Book Links issues each year! Visit



About the Author:

Michael Ruzicka, Office Manager, was raised in suburban Los Angeles, received a BA in Creative Writing/Poetry at UC Santa Cruz, then moved to Birmingham, AL, where he spent five years owning an independent bookstore and earned an MLIS. He has brought his librarian skills to Vanderbilt’s Television News Archive, Battle Ground Academy, The Museum of Contemporary Art-Chicago, and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Michael is very excited to be a part of Booklist and call Chicago his home.

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