Books on Nanotechnology, from the EthicsWeb Bookstore

Nanotechnology: A Gentle Introduction to the Next Big Idea, by Mark A. Ratner, Daniel Ratner (2003)   Understanding Nanotechnology, from the Editors of Scientific American (2002)
Nanosystems: Molecular Machinery, Manufacturing, and Computation, by K. Eric Drexler<<Selection in Document>>   Engines of Creation
(the 1987 classic) by Eric Drexler
Nanomedicine, Volume I
by Robert A. Freitas Jr. (1999)
  The Next Big Thing Is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business, by Jack Uldrich (2003)
Nanocosm: Nanotechnology and the Big Changes Coming from the Inconceivably Small, by William Illsey Atkinson Introduction to Nanotechnology, by Charles P. Poole, Frank J. Owens (2003)
Nanotechnology: Basic Science and Emerging Technologies, by Michael Wilson et al (editors)

Our Molecular Future: How Nanotechnology, Robotics, Genetics and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Our World, by Douglas Mulhall
The Investor's Guide to Nanotechnology and Micromachines, by Glenn Fishbine

Hacking Matter: Levitating Chairs, Quantum Mirages, and the Infinite Weirdness of Programmable Atoms, by Wil McCarthy

Relevant Social Commentary:


Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age, by Bill McKibben

Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World, by Kevin Kelly
Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution, by Francis Fukuyama    

Nanotech Novels:

Nano, by John Robert Marlow
[See also the John Robert Marlow website.]

The Diamond Age, by Neal Stephenson
[a meta-review from Complete Review]
Slant, by Greg Bear
[read a review, from SF Site]
Prey, by Michael Crichton (read a review, by Chris Phoenix)
   Stone, by Adam Roberts
[read a review, from SF Site]

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