At the risk of turning Wild Muse into a book-review-only site… The Open Lab 2010 is now up for sale. It features the “best” science blogs of 2010 as determined by a panel of judges who combed 900 entries. In its pages, you will peruse 50 posts, 6 poems and 1 cartoon.
Edited by Jason Goldman (The Thoughtful Animal) and Bora Zivkovc (A Blog Around the Clock), The Open Lab is a self-publishd series available on Lulu.com. You can buy it here for $17.99 in paperback form, or here for a downloadable e-form priced at $9.99. (For the second year in a row, I was a judge.)
My post, “Givin’ Props to Hybrids” was selected for inclusion (obviously, judges do not vote on their own entries); along with “Poison in the Night,” by Deborah Blum, “Oiling the Devils Darning Needles,” by Meera Lee Sethi, “Living Fossils Don’t Exist,” by Lucas Brouwers, and many, many more. Read the full list of finalists here.
Sale profits go to the editors, contributors do not receive monetary compensation for inclusion of their writing (just bragging rights).