A dozen top non-fiction books for 2016

Annalee Newitz lists 12 worthy books on "technology, science, history, and geek culture." They include Ed Yong's I Contain Multitudes ("Come for the poop transplant jokes and stay to have your view of nature turned upside down"), Christie Wilcox's Venomous ("Of course you want to learn more about the deadliest animals on Earth") and Welcome to the Universe, ("An astrophysics class with space science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson and two of his smartest friends").