Since summer's not over just yet, so here are a few more highlights from The Library section of our site, where teachers give you recommended reading on their subjects.
Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind by V.S. Ramachandran
Why you should read it: V.S. Ramachandran was required reading in one of my neuroscience seminars. This is a masterpiece.
Suggested by Farah
The Joy of Pickling: 250 Flavor-Packed Recipes for Vegetables and More from Garden or Market by Linda Ziedrich
Why you should read it: This is the guide to pickling your overflow of summer veggies. It's cucumber heavy, but has a great selection of fresh, fermented, and even freezer pickles. The recipes are super well explained and the final results taste awesome.
Suggested by Jen
Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy by Melissa Milgrom
Why you should read it: Milgrom's book is a fantastic account of her journalistic travels through the world of taxidermy and its eccentric inhabitants. Ranging from the American Museum of Natural History to the workshop of Damien Hirst, it also includes fascinating descriptions of the now-defunct Mr. Potter's Museum of Curiosities.
Suggested by: Michelle J.